Description

    GROUP OF THREE IVORY EXOTIC ANIMAL CANES
    Circa 1850-1920
    36-1/2 inches overall length of monkey cane (92.7 cm)
    36 inches overall length of alligator cane ( 91.4 cm)
    35.75 inches overall length of hippo cane (90.8 cm)

    The group of three canes including a carved ivory monkey head knob with glass eyes, massive cork shaft with bark, high brass collar and ivory ferrule, a carved ivory alligator handle cane with high brass collar, rosewood shaft with ivory ferrule and a cane with carved handle of a hippopotamus head with ivory collar, ebonized carved wood shaft with metal ferrule.


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    Generally good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    1st Wednesday
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