London, South Kensington
23 October 2007
TWO SILVER MOUNTED GADGET WALKING CANES
LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY
One with bamboo shaft and handle in the form of a skull with articulated jaw, glass eyes and hinged back for a vinaigrette, the other with hinged top for snuff, now with two dice, the collar inscribed 'STERLING SILVER' and with makers initials 'C & S'
33½in. (85cm.) and 33in. (84cm.) long (2)
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