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Turned Ivory, Bone, and Baleen Walking Stick

Auction:
2509
Lot:
961
Sold for:
$593$500

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

Description:

Turned Ivory, Bone, and Baleen Walking Stick, late 19th century, probably sailor-made, with turned ivory knob on shaft with sections of bone with spiral turnings, a brass band joining the lower shaft made of baleen, the upper shaft with two braided copper wire rings and spiraling strip of baleen, (minor losses), ht. 38 1/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

small losses of baleen on the spiral strip on upper shaft,

Keywords

Baleen, Bone, Shaft

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