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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    An ivory cane handle**

    AMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    An ivory cane handle**
    American, 19th century
    carved in deep relief and depicting an American eagle atop an American crest with an ancanthus pattern below, and a crest of stars and other ornamental details creating a crown above. Bored to receive the shaft of a walking stick.
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) length.


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    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.