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Carved Maple Bentwood Figural Cane

Auction:
2056
Lot:
1230
Sold for:
$431$375

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Auction:
Sale #2056 - 2056
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 25, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Maple Bentwood Figural Cane, probably Iroquois, early to mid-19th century, handle terminating in the head of a bald man, no stand, (shrinkage crack), ht. 33 3/4, wd. 1 1/4 in. Provenance: John Krynick, Francis Nestor. Literature: For a similar example see George H. Meyer, AMERICAN FOLK ART CANES, (Seattle, 1992), p. 92, fig. 156.
Estimate $1,700-1,900

Keywords

head , Francis Nestor, John Krynick, Seattle, George H. Meyer, Bentwood, Cane, Estimation theory, Iroquois, Walking stick