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Lot #129
DepartmentCanes, Rules, Etc.
Sold For$2,300.00(hammer price)
 $2,760.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE WITH TURK'S-HEAD KNOT DESIGNS Mid-19th Century
Whale ivory handle with turk's-head knot on a cylindrical stem with shell bands flanking a carved foliate design. Whalebone shaft with crosshatch and twist carvings separated by carved rope designs. Length 33.25.
An almost identical cane sold at Northeast Auctions, August 21, 1999, Lot 675.
Provenance:
Preston's, Greenport, Long Island, New York.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition


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

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