Tradewinds Antiques 9/29/07 all-cane auction Tradewinds Antiques, America's Premier Cane Auction Housetm, is pleased to present their 31st all-cane live auction. It will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at the Salem Waterfront Hotel, in his
News-Antique.com - Aug 31,2007 - A sampling of highlights includes: A fabulous 17th C. English ebony and silver pique, (Est.: $12000-$18000), a lovely silver Tiffany cane with shagreen pattern, (Est.: $3000-$4000), an outstanding carved whalebone cane with silver mounts, (Est.: $9000-$13000), a great convertible pipe/cane with case, (Est.: $4000-$6000), a wonderful whale ivory snake on whalebone, (Est.: $5000-$7000), an early English telescope cane by Spencer, Browning & Rust, (Est.: $4000-$6000), a superb ivory pepperbox curio with Eiffel Tower commemoration, (Est.: $15000-$25000), a very scarce patented doctor’s stethoscope and medicine cane, (Est.:$6000-$8000), a wonderful 17th C. ivory pique pomander,(Est.: $6000-$8000), a splendid General George B. McClellan American Folk Art cane,(Est. :$4500-$6500), a great 18th C. French pique cane,(Est. :$5000-$7000), a rare Tiffany watch cane,(Est. : $7000-$9000), a very scarce Remington large dog head percussion gun curio, (Est. : $9000-$13000), and a great English pique dated 1687,(Est. :$5500-$7500).
The sale will be preceded the evening before, (Sept.28, 2007 at 6:30 PM), by a special event and a private auction preview. We will be presenting our seventh pre-auction lecture. It will feature Larry Mattson, PHD, prominent businessman and collector from California. His topic will be: The World of Ceramic Canes.
As always, there is no charge for the lecture, and hors d’oeuvres will be served. There will also be a cash bar. (Please call to let us know if you will be joining us so that facilities can be prepared.)
A glossy catalog with each lot fully pictured in color and described in detail, can be purchased from Tradewinds by calling (978) 526-4085. An online presentation of the catalog is available at http://www.tradewindsantiques.com.