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Six Walking Sticks or Canes

Auction:
3104T
Lot:
3034
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3104T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 2:00PM

Description:

Six Walking Sticks or Canes, late 19th/early 20th century, including a bird's-eye maple example inlaid with the name "Fred Reamsma" and "Camp Custer," two gold-topped presentation canes, one with a silvered tag engraved "From Fairfax Va/ by Dr. Hill," one with hexagonal knop engraved "Maraku/Moro/Province/Philippines/May/190," and one with a "Bruce Barnstormer" figural knop, lg. to 39 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Hill, Assistive cane, Bird's eye figure, Cane, Culture, Fashion accessories, Human behavior, Knop, Tools, Walking stick, Philippines

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