Eel Spear 19th century, from Eric Oglander's "Tihngs"
Eel spear/gig, late 1800s, blacksmithed and bound with rope, probably American.
The items in Oglander’s collection are marked by the lives they have led. Damage and wear, Oglander explains, are part of the object’s story, adding to their beauty. We hope this piece will be a welcome addition to your collection.
Eric Oglander (b. 1987; Nashville) is an artist and collector based in Brooklyn, NY. His current collecting project, “Tihngs” is a visual compendium and retail catalogue, based on Instagram, focusing on found objects and artworks from the 19th and 20th centuries.