stones, an early gold & malacca, a Chinese sil. knob, a boar’s tusk, etc.
For gadget canes, highlights include: A very scarce firescreen/sunshade cane, a fine1692 pique pomander, a Joubert pepperbox, a great Remington lg. doghead, a scarce shoemaker’s measure, a sword w/quillons, an Asprey gold & sil. flask, a rosewood flute, an iv. & malacca sword, a brass cheroot, wood cat w/artic. mouth, an Holuska watch, a Chinese eating cane, a brass bugle, a telescope w/pouch, an1826 stag. sword, a cigar cutter w/match safe, a billiard cue, a Remington percussion, a beer & wine measure, a faux bamboo sword, a breech load curio, a microscope/telescope cane, a cloisonné watch w/keys, a gold Swiss watch, a stag. sword w/snake, a tortoiseshell w/dagger, a cat automaton, a compact cane, a draftsman’s cane, an iv. knob sword, an easel, a skull automaton, an English lord’s sword, a semi-crook dagger, an enamel powder-puff, a telescope, a horn crook sword, a cig. case w/match safe, a Uke cane, a Brigg pencil w/whistle, a Day’s percussion, etc.
For non-ivory figural canes, highlights include: A fine porc. man w/hat, a very nice sil. Art Nouveau gargoyle, a detailed sil. maiden in net, a sil. Art Deco eagle, an iv. & sil. dog, a large sil. snake, a small sil. snake, a sil. maiden w/fishes, an English sil. faces, an ebony & sil. blackman, a sil. vulture, a sil. fish, a sil. eagle head, a wood alligator, a silver dancing cherubs, a sil. angel, a sleeping dog, a cricket player, a stag. demon quellor, a wood blackman, etc
For nautical canes, highlights include: A rare whalebone ball-in-chamber, a fine whale iv. crook w/wood inlay, a very nice wh. iv w/inlaid rays, a turkshead knot & w/bone, a wh. iv. fist, an MOP inlaid nautical, a wh. iv. polygon, an all-baleen crook, a wh. iv. polygon w/tortoiseshell, a wh. iv. knob on wh/bone, etc
For folk art, political, historical, & relic canes highlights include: A most important Andrew Jackson gold presentation, a great etched Gettysburg cane, an impressive N.J.governor’s cane, a Constitution relic, a folk art w/boxer, a Scottish folk art prize, an E. Smith GAR folk Art, an iv. Odd Fellows, an Odd Fellows w/ sil. rings, a 1904 Balmoral folk art, a St. Louis etched cane, a U.S.S. Maine relic, a Bowdoin College cane, a folk art snake w/MOP, a steamer Pewabic relic, a folk art w/bathers, etc
For accessories and books, highlights include: A fine lift-top cane case, a Stein book, a signed original Boothroyd book, Stock und Knauf, by Coradeschi, and Cane Curiosa by Dike.
A 15% Buyers premium will be added to the hammer price of each lot. A 3% discount will be subtracted from the hammer price of each lot for any buyer personally attending and purchasing at the sale. Telephone bidding, absentee bidding, either written or electronic, do not qualify for the 3% discount.
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