Description

    COLLECTION OF FOUR CARVED IVORY FIGURAL CANES
    36-3/8 inches overall length of longest cane, octopus and troll (92.4 cm)

    The collection of carved ivory canes comprising a cane handle carving of a troll squatting over an octopus, brass collar, ebonized wood shaft and brass ferrule; a cane handle with a delicately carved flower design, silver collar and ebonized wood shaft with brass ferrule; a Japanese carved handle depicting 9 rats climbing on a tall rock, with silver metal collar, hardwood shaft and ivory ferrule; and a cane with ivory handle carved as an ape holding his chin in hand in deep thought, sitting on jungle foliage, ebonized wood shaft.


    Condition Report*:

    Good condition overall, ape cane missing ferrule, minor crack octopus cane at base of handle, one rat missing eyes 

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    1st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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