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    Sale 1919

    The House Sale

    13 - 14 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 689

    A GROUP OF EIGHT WALKING CANES**,

    19TH FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF EIGHT WALKING CANES**,
    19TH FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Victorian lady's leg top walking stick; a Continental invory cat's head cane, an Art Deco ivory traveling cane bearing initials 'CPGW'; an American gilt-metal and ebonized 'Cheroot Cannon' engraved 'E.G. Merrick, 1898'; a boar's tooth handle walking stick with engraving 'To S. Harok April, '72 T.W. M'; and a beechood collapsible cane and umbrella
    The largest 39½in. (100cm.) long (8)


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note descriptions for two canes were not listed in the catalogue and are as follows: a carved ivory mounted fruitwood cane with horn tip and a molded resin mounted calamander cane.