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Item Details

Lot #317
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 WHALEBONE CANE Mid-19th Century
Flattened cylindrical whale ivory handle with relief-carved star at top and rope carving at sides. Stepped carved whale ivory throat with thin baleen band. Whalebone shaft tapers from a square to a cylinder, with segments of columnar, crosshatch, fluted and twist carvings separated by decorative carved bands. Length 34.
From a Long Island Collection."

Condition

Scattered age lines.

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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