Description

    TWO GILT METAL AND WOOD CANES FROM THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM A. WELLS, INCLUDING FRAMED TRADEMARK AND PHOTOGRAPH
    Circa 1900
    37 inches length overall (94.0 cm) (ivory and gilt)
    34 inches length overall ( 86.4 cm) (gilt)

    The cane with chased gilt metal handle above ivory overlay carved with a deer's head and cartouche to front, engraved W, chased gilt metal collar, malacca wood shaft, metal ferrule and tip. The second cane with chased gilt metal knob, WW monogram to top, ebonized wood shaft and rubber tip to end.

    Included is a framed trademark from William A. Wells Fine Shoes and a Wells family portrait with William Wells holding the ivory and gilt metal cane.


    Condition Report*:

    Both canes in good condition overall and original in appearance,  ivory section has age cracks to reverse, gilt metal knob has minor dent to edge   

    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    5th-7th Saturday-Monday
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