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A NORTH EUROPEAN VIOLIN CANE
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A NORTH EUROPEAN VIOLIN CANE

PROBABLY SAXONY, CIRCA 1890

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A NORTH EUROPEAN VIOLIN CANE
PROBABLY SAXONY, CIRCA 1890
The black and gilt japanned case with floral vinery and leaves and concealing a violin, bow and tuning implements
37 in. (94 cm.) long
Provenance
By repute, the collection of Lily Sternbach.
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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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Lot Essay

A virtually identical cane is illustrated in C. Dike, Cane Curiosa From Gun to Gadget, Antique Collectors Club, 1983 (on cover).

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