Ceremonial Mallet on Stand

c. 1850
W: 15.75" D: 2.5" H: 5.5"
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This late 19th century ceremonial iron mallet would have been used to sound a gong for a very special occasion. This mallet also bears resemblance to the Chinese ceremonial tool known as ruyi, a talisman symbolizing good fortune. The mallet comes on a custom iron mount for display.

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