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A VICTORIAN GOLD-MOUNTED WALKING-STICK
A VICTORIAN GOLD-MOUNTED WALKING-STICK
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PROPERTY FROM THE PORTLAND COLLECTION (LOTS 397-485)
A VICTORIAN GOLD-MOUNTED WALKING-STICK

MARK OF THOMAS JOHNSON, LONDON, 1888, 18CT, RETAILED BY BRIGG AND SONS

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A VICTORIAN GOLD-MOUNTED WALKING-STICK MARK OF THOMAS JOHNSON, LONDON, 1888, 18CT, RETAILED BY BRIGG AND SONS The handle spiral-fluted, the plain top engraved with an initial 'P' below a duke's coronet and inscription 'FROM FALMOUTH', marked on terminal, further stamped 'BRIGG' 40 1/8 in. (102.4 cm.) long The initial is that of William Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland (1857-1943). The inscription almost certainly refers to either Evelyn Boscawen, 7th Viscount Falmouth (1847-1918) or his father Evelyn Boscawen, 6th Viscount Falmouth (1819-1889).

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