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Two Whale Ivory and Wood Canes

Auction:
3079T
Lot:
1099
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3079T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 26, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Two Whale Ivory and Wood Canes, 19th century, one with turned top on an octagonal to round shaft composed of alternating sections of whale ivory and hardwood, the other with faceted head on an octagonal to spiral shaft with diamond and dot inlays, lg. to 34 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Inlay, Ivory, Metalworking, Shaft mining, Visual arts, Whale, Woodworking

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