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Ivory, Whalebone, and Baleen Walking Stick

Auction:
2509
Lot:
960
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Ivory, Whalebone, and Baleen Walking Stick, late 19th century, whalebone shaft with bands of baleen, the carved ivory handle in the form of a lady's leg wearing a high-heeled boot, (cracks on upper shaft), lg. 34 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The tip of the shaft is turned for a screw, terminal is missing.

Keywords

Baleen, Bone, Cane, Corsetry, Shaft

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