Carved Hardwood and Whalebone Walking Stick, 19th century, figural hardwood knob in the form of a bearded man with glass eyes and exotic shell helmet above a tapering whalebone shaft, lg. 34 1/2 in.
Provenance: Skinner, October 26, 1997, Lot 208B.
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