From the William Fagan Ltd. Collection

Blacksmith made with forged iron head approximating the English form. Oval form base flanked by transverse shaping cuts evidently the result of the forger following a sketch or book line illustration. Conical socket. Original tinned finish preserved in protected areas. Hard wood haft skillfully shaped with slightly swelled medial tapering to both ends. Forged iron base shoe verifying its original length, 79 1/4”, and validating the haft which is age encrusted. Remnants of a black tassel or fringe below the socket suggest that it was later used ceremonially, surely by a veterans (of the Revolution) organization. Untouched. Exceedingly few discoveries of the 1950’s-70’s survive without suffering the hand of well-meaning collector’s “restoration”. A museum worthy American historical treasure.

Stock Number: 98-113


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