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Lot #248
DepartmentCanes, Rules, Etc.
Sold For$2,600.00(hammer price)
 $3,120.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY AND NARWHAL TUSK CANE Second Half of the 19th Century
Whale ivory knob handle, thin contrasting collar and narwhal tusk shaft. Atypically, the narwhal tusk has been polished and carved to widen and accentuate the natural spiral turning. Three concentric bands carved into top of shaft near handle. Length 39.5.
Provenance:
John Rinaldi, Kennebunkport, Maine, September 1998.


The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell.
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Condition

Age lines throughout both whale ivory and narwhal tusk components.

This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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