A pair of wooden ceremonial axes Sold
A pair of wooden ceremonial axes /Dwy fwyell bren ddefodol
In good condition and decorated with original gilt and paint.
Initialled and dated 1881.
The axes are associated with the Ancient Order of Foresters, a friendly society that was formed in 1834. Friendly societies were formed to provide financial aid to their members . By contributing a regular sum of money to the society, a member could receive financial help in times of need.
British dated 1881
28½” w x 11½” d x 1¼” h / 72.4cm w x 29.3cm d x 3.3cm h