30 January 2008
A 19th century Knok Kerry Cane with silver port bands
[unsigned], with a silver plated head capping a weighted bamboo shaft in five (5) sections, and 13 silver bands listing various ports and cities visited by the owner. Including: Naples, Port Said, Suez, Aden, Colombo, Tenang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Guangdong (Canton), Yokohama, San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Chicago.
36¼ in. (92.1 cm.) length.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July