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A COLLECTION OF FOUR WALKING CANES

19TH CENTURY

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A COLLECTION OF FOUR WALKING CANES
19TH CENTURY
The longest: 36 in. (91.5 cm.) (4)
Provenance
The Japanese cane possibly Davey & Son, St. Peters Street, Bedford, where acquired on 30 December 1950 (£3.3s).
The horse-head cane reputedly belonged to the artist Inglis Sheldon-Williams (see lot 364).
Literature
A.E. Richardson, diary entry, 30 December 1950, possibly the Japanese cane.
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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.

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