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Two Narwhal Tusk Canes

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Narwhal Tusk Canes, 19th century, one with carved whale ivory snake in fist top, the other with silver top, lg. to 39 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Snake and fist cane: Snake's tongue is detached, but present, and the tip of the tail may be a restoration.


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

Economy of South Korea, Ivory, LG Corporation, Mammaliaformes, Monodontidae, Narwhal, Tusk, Unicorns, Visual arts

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