Tradewinds Spring 2010 all-cane auction Tradewinds is pleased to present our 36th all-cane live auction on April 24, 2010, at 11:00 AM, with preview at 9:00 AM. The sale will be held the Marriott Peabody just off route 128 at exit #28, in P
a silver corkscrew, a King George V stanhope, a Dumonthier gun curio, a small Jap. sword, a partridgewood & silver sword, a ivory dog sword, a large Jap. sword, a patented brass whistle, a cat automaton, a drinking cane, a pencil with silver, a silver maiden knobkerrie, a siren cane, a crocodile automaton, a doctor’s cane, a 1912 Toledo sword, a wood ball-in-cage, and more.
For non-ivory figural canes, highlights include: A great wood family of foxes, a fine silver wolf, a splendid porcelain man with long hat, a lovely amethyst Nubian princess, a very nice Tiffany faux staghorn, an erotic porcelain lady, a silver fox, a silver & jeweled Incroyable, a porcelain veiled lady, a horn man with beard, a wood old shoe, a wood wildcat & dove, a silver mastiff, a wood cat, a Britannia old shoe, a silver bulldog, a multiple wood albatrosses, a wood scowling man, a porcelain reversible couple, a silver harlequin, a porcelain lady with hat, a silver parrot, a staghorn monkey with gourd, a silver greyhound, a vegetable ivory walrus, a porcelain Turkish merchant, a wood jockey, a wood & bone horse, a bone fist & scroll, a bone fist, a wood horse head, and more.
For nautical canes, highlights include: A great narwhal tusk with silver cap, a fine ivory & whalebone with tortoiseshell, a fabulous ivory eagle, a super ivory humpback on whalebone, a great ivory and inlaid whalebone, a wonderful whale ivory tough boy, a fine ivory knot & whalebone, an uncommon shark spine with sterling, an ivory & whalebone with MOP, an ivory hand on whalebone, a polished whale tooth, an ivory & wood with MOP, an ivory with carved whalebone, a fist on twisted whalebone, a large ivory knob on whalebone, and more.
For folk art, political, historical, & relic canes highlights include: A very important gold John Quincy Adams cane, Dictator Trujillio’s wonderful gold and gold quartz cane, a fine 1888 Bismark cane, a Washington’s tomb relic, a scarce Barbara Frietchie relic, a King Edward VIII wood bust, a Gettysburg monuments cane, a wood Henry VIII bust, a silver General Keifer presentation, a stanhope of George V and Mary, a wood Civil War soldier, a Stone River Battle folk art, a Lt. Governor Hotchkiss silver, a General Keifer Niagara relic, an Ecuardorian folk art, Nelson’s Foudroyant relic, a carved wood prisoner’s cane, a Civil War bust of James Boggs, and an elephant and duck folk art.
For accessories and books, highlights are: A very good Victorian oak cane stand, a very unusual painted horses cane stand, a Cane Curiosa book by Dike, and a German Stock und Knauf book.
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 the auction and purchasing at the sale. Telephone bidding, absentee bidding, either written or electronic, do not qualify for the 3% discount.