• 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 157

    A GROUP OF FOUR WALKING STICKS

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FOUR WALKING STICKS
    19TH/20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: a 'flashlight' cane with horn tip and collar; a Narwhal tusk cane with foliate-chased silver-gilt top and monogrammed DK; an agate-handle with serpent-cast collar; and one with a bone knuckle handle
    35¾ in. (91 cm.) long, the largest (4)


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