Gavel:...St. Paul's Lounge

Object Number: 
1948.160
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 25.7 x 8.3 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: across center of silver band, on head: "ST PAUL'S LODGE / No 481 F & A.M."
Description: 
Wooden gaven with silver inscribed band around center of head; the head and handle are turned; the bottom of the handle is slightly wider than the neck and tapers down to a small rounded tip.
Gallery Label: 
This gavel was used by the donor, Dr. Frederic Griffith, when he was master of the St. Paul's Masonic Lodge No. 481.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Frederic R. Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group