• A Marriage of Collections: The auction at Christies

    Sale 2398

    A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

    21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    A GROUP OF FIVE WALKING STICKS

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FIVE WALKING STICKS
    19TH/20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: a carved and painted wood hand-form cane; an ivory 'Moor's head' cane with movable tongue and glass eyes, the shaft stamped ANTOINE PALAIS.ROYALE; an ivory hand cradling a face cane; a pewter 'caricature' cane of a grimacing man with fly on head and rattle; an 'Ivory finger' cane with silver collar engraved 'Samuel Fleming'
    36¾ in. (93.5 cm.) long, the largest (5)


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