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Item Details

Lot #71
DepartmentCanes, Rules, Etc.
Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00
Last UpdatedOctober 3, 2019

Description

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY LOOPED SNAKE HANDLE 19th Century
Snake with an open mouth, carved fangs, a forked tongue, probably made from metal, and inset eyes, probably baleen. Collar comprised of a dark wood and a metal band. Tapered exotic wood shaft with metal ferrule. Length 37."

Condition

Minor age crack near wear snake's body attaches to collar. Area where snake's head attaches to body with a chip and crap. Other age lines.

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