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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



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.)









107-295 - SOLD




Masonic Medals, Jewel, Pin, Offered As a Lot
Probably English except the blue enameled "G", it is American



  • The white star - unknown but may be a member's jewel for the craft as these were, briefly, popularised in the 1860s-70s and continued as a means of commemorating service as treasurer or secretary by adding the jewel of office.
  • The keystone - is a member's jewel for the Mark Masons
  • The star with swords is the Red Cross of Babylon under the Allied Masonic Degrees
  • A nice Masonic lapel pin, American; G centering compass and square
  • Second from left is a Past Master's Jewel, probably English, but could be Pennsylvania
  • Far right, Royal Ark Mariner, English

$395 for the lot

849-52




Early Masonic Painting Gouache on Silk



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

$1,100

980-3









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



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







Masonic Belt



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

$50

980-39








Masonic Commemorative Plate
Circa 1910



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

$75

980-22







Masonic Platter



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



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



The book measures 5 by 7.5".

116-18 - SOLD




Unique Tinsmith Presentation Medal and Box - SOLD



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



Dimensions: 1.75-inches high.

171-19 - SOLD



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