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Item Details

Lot #75
DepartmentCanes, Rules, Etc.
Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$900.00
Last UpdatedOctober 3, 2019

Description

WHALE IVORY CANE WITH INLAID COIN Circa 1877
Turned mushroom-form handle with faceted stem. Copper seated Liberty coin dated 1877 inlaid to top of handle. Extended collar comprised of whale ivory cylinders and ring-turned bands interrupted by thin baleen bands. Figured oak shaft fitted with silvered metal rings. Silvered metal ferrule. Length 35.75."

Condition

Some loss of baleen. Some metal rings slightly loose but not impacting the appearance of the cane. Whale ivory with typical minor age lines.

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