Description

    COLLECTION OF THREE UNUSUAL HUMAN HEAD FORM CANES, CIRCA 1850
    36-1/4 inches overall length of devil (92.1 cm)
    36 inches overall length of phrenology head (91.4 cm)
    35-7/8 inches overall length of three-faced head (91.1 cm)

    The collection comprising a cane with carved ivory knob in the form of a devil's head, rectangular silver collar, carved ebonized wood shaft and ivory ferrule; doctor's cane with carved ivory phrenology head, brass collar, snake wood shaft and ivory ferrule; a cane with brass three-faced head for knob, wood shaft and brass ferrule with steel tip.


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    All in excellent condition, three-faced cane's shaft shows some wear

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    1st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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