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Masonic



Masonic Mark Medal, Coin Silver, Circa 1820, Figure of HOPE
AnonymousSOLD


Masonic Mark Medal, Coin Silver, Circa 1820, Figure of HOPE

Anonymous, side 1

The obverse inscribed within concentric rocker-engraved border “H.T.W.S.S.T.K.S” centering full length
portrait of young woman [Hope] standing before an anchor; the border also rocker-engraved. The
reverse having similarly engraved border displaying initials “GM” in script within fancy border.
(3.125" x 2")


Masonic Mark Medal, Coin Silver, Circa 1820, Figure of HOPE

Anonymous, side 2

SOLD

849-85




18th Century Carved Masonic Plaque, Trowel, Square and Gavel
High relief featuring masonic tools in great surface
Oak


18th Century Carved Masonic Plaque, Trowel, Square and Gavel 

High relief featuring masonic tools in great surface

Oak, entire view 1

(Accompanied with purported history; the back with pesting; 9" x 9")
Email David for information drh@aaawt.com


18th Century Carved Masonic Plaque, Trowel, Square and Gavel 

High relief featuring masonic tools in great surface

Oak, angle view

18th Century Carved Masonic Plaque, Trowel, Square and Gavel 

High relief featuring masonic tools in great surface

Oak, back view

18th Century Carved Masonic Plaque, Trowel, Square and Gavel 

High relief featuring masonic tools in great surface

Oak, back detail

$4,825.00

1310-5




Odd Fellows Pendant Collection, Five Pieces, Circa 1870, Scarce to Rare Jewels Coin and silver plate, two signed “J.S. $ S. over S”


Odd Fellows Pendant Collection, Five Pieces, Circa 1870, Scarce to Rare Jewels Coin and silver plate, two signed “J.S. $ S. over S”, group view

Double gavel pendant, double hourglass pendent, secretary badge, star centering heart-in-hand and crossed keys. Each piece averages 3.5 to 4-inches, good condition.

$525.00

1322-12




Masonic Shelf Bracket, What-Not Shelf
Attributed to the John Haley Bellamy Workshop
Titcomb & Bellamy, Charlestown, Massachusetts
Walnut and parcel gilt, original surface


Masonic Shelf Bracket, What-Not Shelf



Attributed to the John Haley Bellamy Workshop



Titcomb & Bellamy, Charlestown, Massachusetts



Walnut and parcel gilt, original surface, entire view

From 1866-1872 Bellamy and partner David Titcomb operated workshop in a space they rented within the Masonic Hall building in Charlestown, Massachusetts. He employed several carvers, including his brother Elijah. They made frames, clocks and shelves. This walnut shelf is intricately carved featuring an array of Masonic symbols true to his carving vocabulary. (Excellent original condition; mentioned for accuracy is a tight shrinkage fissure to underside of shelf close to the bracket that does not distract or compromise the integrity. Height: 22"; width: 12"; depth: 6.25")


Masonic Shelf Bracket, What-Not Shelf



Attributed to the John Haley Bellamy Workshop



Titcomb & Bellamy, Charlestown, Massachusetts



Walnut and parcel gilt, original surface, angle view

$2,250.00

677-2




Masonic Silver Mark Jewel, Elaborate Engraving, & Related Paper, Early, First Quarter of 19th Century (likely 1817-1820) Utica, New York Inscribed: Thomas Colling, Oneida, R.A. Chap., Utica, No. 57 - SOLD


Masonic Silver Mark Jewel, Elaborate Engraving, & Related Paper, Early, First Quarter of 19th Century (likely 1817-1820) Utica, New York Inscribed: Thomas Colling, Oneida, R.A. Chap., Utica, No. 57, entire view

The Oneida Chapter of the Royal Arch was established in Utica in 1817. It still exists, so dating this piece was as simple as tracking down Thomas Colling in their records (likely 1817 to 1820). Thomas Colling was in Utica by 1810 – see “A Memorial History of Utica” – there are several mentions of him1. He was a village trustee, a clerk and treasurer for Utica after incorporation; very active in the village. Apparently, his occupation was as clerk at the Bank of Utica. Traditional Masonic symbols surmounting an outstanding full-length figure of “Hope” at anchor and a ship in the distance within…the mnemonic HTWSSTKS. (Hyram/Hiram Tyrian Widow’s Son Sent to King Solomon) The obverse features a full-length depiction of a Goddess displayed with additional Masonic symbolism. All symbolism within rocker-engraved borders. The period paper print of the jewel makes this particularly interesting.
1. Edited by M. M. Bagg, M.D. SYRACUSE, N. Y., D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1892 PRESS OF D. MASON & CO., SYRACUSE, N. Y.)


Masonic Silver Mark Jewel, Elaborate Engraving, & Related Paper, Early, First Quarter of 19th Century (likely 1817-1820) Utica, New York Inscribed: Thomas Colling, Oneida, R.A. Chap., Utica, No. 57, back view

Masonic Silver Mark Jewel, Elaborate Engraving, & Related Paper, Early, First Quarter of 19th Century (likely 1817-1820) Utica, New York Inscribed: Thomas Colling, Oneida, R.A. Chap., Utica, No. 57, template view

Masonic Silver Mark Jewel, Elaborate Engraving, & Related Paper, Early, First Quarter of 19th Century (likely 1817-1820) Utica, New York Inscribed: Thomas Colling, Oneida, R.A. Chap., Utica, No. 57, bottom detail

Masonic Silver Mark Jewel, Elaborate Engraving, & Related Paper, Early, First Quarter of 19th Century (likely 1817-1820) Utica, New York Inscribed: Thomas Colling, Oneida, R.A. Chap., Utica, No. 57, top detail

107-295 - SOLD




Early Masonic Painting Gouache on Silk


Early Masonic Painting Gouache on Silk, sans frame

Graphite, ink and gouache on silk, framed.
Dimensions: 14.5" by 16".

$1,100

980-3


Early Masonic Painting Gouache on Silk, entire view
Early Masonic Painting Gouache on Silk, bottom detail
Early Masonic Painting Gouache on Silk, center detail
Early Masonic Painting Gouache on Silk, top detail



Sherer's New Improved Master's Carpet with Ground Floor View of Lodges, No. 1, 2 & 3
Masonic Master's Carpet Scrolls, Emblematical Charts for the Instruction of Freemasonry
Lithograph on paper applied to canvas, mounted on wooden rollers; rare
19th Century - SOLD


Sherer's New Improved Master's Carpet with Ground Floor View of Lodges, No. 1, 2 & 3



Masonic Master's Carpet Scrolls, Emblematical Charts for the Instruction of Freemasonry 



Lithograph on paper applied to canvas, mounted on wooden rollers; rare



19th Century, entire view 1

During lectures when degrees were explained, these were removed from the wall and rolled out on the floor of the Lodge room; therefore the word "carpet". (Designed by John Sherer) (Generally very good, minor imperfections as expected; 45 by 38.5")

232-343 - SOLD


Sherer's New Improved Master's Carpet with Ground Floor View of Lodges, No. 1, 2 & 3



Masonic Master's Carpet Scrolls, Emblematical Charts for the Instruction of Freemasonry 



Lithograph on paper applied to canvas, mounted on wooden rollers; rare



19th Century, entire view 2
Sherer's New Improved Master's Carpet with Ground Floor View of Lodges, No. 1, 2 & 3



Masonic Master's Carpet Scrolls, Emblematical Charts for the Instruction of Freemasonry 



Lithograph on paper applied to canvas, mounted on wooden rollers; rare



19th Century, entire view 3



Masonic Belt


Masonic Belt, entire view 1

19th Century leather and brass Masonic belt.
Dimensions: 46.25-inches long.

$50

980-39


Masonic Belt, entire view 2
Masonic Belt, buckle detail 1
Masonic Belt, buckle detail 2



Masonic Commemorative Plate
Circa 1910


Masonic Commemorative Plate



Circa 1910, entire view

Signed "Tho's Maddock's Sons Co. / Trenton, N.J." in blue on the reverse.
Dimensions: 9.5-inches diameter.

$75

980-22


Masonic Commemorative Plate



Circa 1910, portrait detail
Masonic Commemorative Plate



Circa 1910, text detail



Masonic Platter


Masonic Platter, entire view

Condition excellent; circa late 19th to early 20th century.
Dimensions: 16-inches by 12.5-inches.

$150

980-23




Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Masonic Apron, Shield Shape, Printed and Painted Silk, Bullion, Spangles
Ex Colonel Louis Kolbs Collection, Philadelphia; Sold 1941
America, Early Nineteenth Century
Anonymous
Printed and embroidered icons within border of folded silk ribbon - SOLD


Masonic Apron, Shield Shape, Printed and Painted Silk, Bullion, Spangles



Ex Colonel Louis Kolbs Collection, Philadelphia; Sold 1941



America, Early Nineteenth Century



Anonymous, entire view

Albeit an early apron, the condition may be considered rough, small losses to spangles and bullion, some silk deterioration and soiling; not examined out of frame.
Accompanied by the 1941 auction catalog and a notarized letter dated 1914 recording purported history; owned by GGW which we do not support.
(Dimensions: 19.5 by 20.5" frame, 15.5 by 16" apron.)

952-8 - SOLD




Masonic Lodge Book
E. Foster, Jr.'s
Written in code - SOLD


Masonic Lodge Book



E. Foster, Jr.'s



Written in code, entire view

The book measures 5 by 7.5".

116-18 - SOLD




Unique Tinsmith Presentation Medal and Box - SOLD


Unique Tinsmith Presentation Medal and Box, entire view

This fabulous example exemplifying the art of the tinsmith measures approximately 3 1/4 by 1 1/4 inches, and fits into a 3 5/8 by 2 1/4 inch box with slide top and chased decoration, that is lined with the blue paper that was associated with high quality merchandise. The medal is beautifully handcrafted of copper with a soldering iron; tin shears and a tinker's hammer surrounding the letters "JS". A rectangular lozenge above the tools contains a piece of red glass perhaps suggesting a ruby associated with 40 years of service.

171-38 - SOLD




Masonic Pipe Bowl
19th Century - SOLD


Masonic Pipe Bowl



19th Century, entire view

Dimensions: 1.75-inches high.

171-19 - SOLD



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