Chair Bottles

Full Pictures and Close-ups: Chair from Missouri IOOF Home

Height Bottle Markings
5 1/4" tall square, a small O in a square on the bottom
Description, including signature and date
This little gold chair with a woven seat was made by George G. Barnhart at the Liberty, Missouri, Odd Fellows Home, dated "2-8-1922." Barnhart was born in Missouri in April 1851, according to the 1900 census of Jasper Co., MO, town of Joplin, where he was a teamster, and was living at the I.O.O.F. home with his wife, M. J. ("Peggy" in 1900) Barnhart in the 1920 census. He was apparently deceased by 1930. The signature "G. G. Barnhart" and the date are on the left back leg, "Liberty" and "Odd F. Home" are on the left back leg, "F L T" (Friendship Love Trust) is on the front left leg and "IOOF" is on the front right leg. This bottle is like other chairs by Barnhart and other residents of the Odd Fellow's Home in Liberty.

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