News-Antique.com - Mar 22,2009 - The sale will be held at an exciting new venue, the Marriott Peabody just off route 128 at exit #28, in Peabody, Mass. We are starting our 17th year of doing all-cane auctions and have gathered a wonderful array of antique canes. We will be offering 197 lots of carefully selected high quality pieces, with many rare and uncommon examples. Among the items to be presented will be a continuation of pieces from the late Philip Hampton’s fine collection, examples from the Stephen Rice Collection of Illinois, fine pieces from the collection of Lowell Fulendider of Georgia, as well as items from the collection of Dr. Michael Roth of California. Additionally, there are some canes that were recently sold in 2008 but unfortunately were not paid for.
For this sale only, there will not be a lecture and preview the evening before the auction.
For carved ivory figural canes, highlights include: A fabulous Japanese Sage, a fine chained Andromeda, a great lion & lioness, an outstanding full tiger, a detailed English Bulldog, a full-bodied frog, a splendid classical nude, an oryx, an Alexander the Great, an owl, a circus horse, a German student’s, a hippo head , a horse’s hoof, an elephant, a Franz Listz, a witch hunter, a ball & claw, a U.S.Grant, twin bulldogs, a spaniel, a basket & puppy, a lady with pearls, a large tiger head, a Madonna, a full lion, a silly monkey, a monkeys & grapes, a shogun with boxwood, a tau tiger, a walrus, a full hippo, a Mongol, a smaller tiger head, a greyhound, a golf ball, a skull w/hair, a rats & gourd, a cockatoo, a bears & snake, a Long John Silver, a double putti, a lady & phallus, a raiders with women, an eagle w/eggs & snake, a wolf, a soldier w/bug, an American Indian, a clown, a nude w/child, and more
For decorative canes, highlights include: An important gold & gold quartz, a lovely Tiffany jade, a splendid Russian enamel, a great Tiffany silver mushroom, an early Saint-Cloud porcelain, a fine 1694 pique, a beautiful shibayama, a stunning Tiffany bloodstone & tortoiseshell, a silver & gold wash presentation, a tortoiseshell knob, a cased vermeil w/enamel & tortoiseshell, a damascene egg, a Tiffany silver golf motif, a rock crystal w/flowers, a KPM porcelain “T”, an umber jasper, a vermeil encased rock crystal, a ca1820 stepped malacca, a white enamel w/painting, a lapis w/vermeil leaves, an all cloisonné, a damascene knob, a rose quartz w/Essex crystals, a vermeil silver w/onyx, a jade w/vermeil rings, a 1910 gold tau, a rock crystal w/blue enamel, a square formed silver, a porcelain blue ball, a blue enamel w/blossoms, a rose quartz w/crystal rings, a fancy silver cylinder knob, a silver coins, a Russian niello, a silver w/amethyst & enamel, a Tiffany snakewood & gold, an ivory w/silver overlay, a silver w/ Marine emblem, a faceted beryl, a large silver tau, a bloodstone & amethyst, a Simon’s Brothers presentation, a silver & snakewood, an