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Temp #94
DepartmentCanes, Rules, Etc.
Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00
Last UpdatedMarch 14, 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 Nautical Antiques, Kennebunkport, Maine, September 1998.


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Condition

Age lines throughout both whale ivory and narwhal tusk components.

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