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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 122

    An ivory and bone cane

    LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURIES

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An ivory and bone cane
    Late 19th or early 20th centuries
    [unsigned], with a carved ivory turkshead top, a lignum vitae collar, tortoise shell inlays on the upper shaft, a baleen turkshead wrap on either side of a fluted shaft, the mid-section with an inlaid baleen twist endint at a third turkshead wrap and tapering down to the tip.
    33½ in. (85.1 cm.) length.


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