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Item Details

Lot #68
DepartmentCanes, Rules, Etc.
Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00
Last UpdatedOctober 3, 2019

Description

CANE WITH WHALE IVORY CLENCHED FIST HANDLE 19th Century
Handle carved as a right fist clenching a stick or a scroll, with nicely carved fingers and shirt cuff. Whale ivory and baleen banded collar. Whalebone shaft with a 9 deeply reeded segment and a rope-carved band above a tapering cylinder. Length 34.5"."

Condition

Ivory with some areas of pearling. Some deterioration of one baleen band.

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