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Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 04, 2017 10:00AM


Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, rounded knob with shell inlay on the top and segmented octagonal carving below, the shaft with rectangle and diamond shell inlay above a section composed of four fluted columns separated by a twist-carved inlay, on a diamond-, bead-, and twist-carved shaft, with a turned whale ivory ferrule, lg. 35 7/8 in.

Provenance: Rafael Osona Auction, August 6, 1994.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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Rafael Osona