03-04-2017 03-04-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2985B Boston
March 4, 2017 10:00 AMCalender
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Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick

$10,455$8,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick, America, 19th century, the Turk's head top above an elaborate shaft with diamond cross-hatch, rope decoration, and sailor's knots, lg. 37 1/4 in.

Provenance: Found on Nantucket; Northeast Auctions, August 21 and 22, 1999, Lot 675.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Missing one diamond inlay on top and lower diamond inlay bands, short tight cracks at top of bone shaft.


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