RARE Masonic walking stick with silver fittings. Handle fitted with silver pipe tools. Hallmarked Birmingham, England, 1908-9. Maker's stamp not traced. Silver marks on band, tamper and pick. Script monogram reads THR. Length 33 inches, handle 4 inches.
Early American country store mortar and pestle circa 1820. The mortar is turned from a solid block of maple, and retains the original red wash surface. Excellent condition. The mortar is 7.5 x 5.25", and the pestle is 10.5 x 2.75". Together they are 12.5" high.
Authentic early American country store mortar and pestle circa 1820. The mortar is turned from a single block of American walnut. Fine untouched original condition. The mortar is 5.25 x 7.25", and the pestle is 9.75 x 2.25". Together they are 11.5" high.
Pair hand wrought Yale University student residence andirons circa 1900. This pair of andirons are reproductions of goose neck andirons from the 18th century. The were hand made by a local blacksmith for Yale University in New Haven, CT, to be used in one of their residence buildings. Late in the 20th century the fireplaces were no longer used, and this pair along with others were sold. The Y symbol for Yale is impressed on the fire dogs, or log rails. Each measures 15.75 inches high by 16.5 inches deep by 11 inches wide.
Two authentic and original whaleboat oars, each over 16 feet long, dating from the mid 19th century. One retains some old light gray paint and the other does not. Note the leather covers where the sailors' hands gripped the oars. These oars came from a coastal Rhode Island estate.