Project Description

From left: 1. A collection of 40 Masonic symbols and emblems carved in ivory, mounted in an ebony case. From Leghorn, Italy. 2. An early mid-19th century Junior Warden’s column from Union Lodge 121 Philadelphia. Paint on wood. 3. Walnut chest of drawers, Chester County, PA, c. 1800-1810. The inlays depict the working tools of Freemasonry. 4. Hand-made American chestnut wall shelf, c. mid-19th century. Design elements include both blue lodge and Royal arch chapter symbols and emblems.