Auction ended on April 28th, 2012 UTC

7: A great ivory fist and whalebone nautical cane

Sold for: $1,400|ESTIMATE: $2,000 - $3,000|View Bid History|Sell a Similar Item
A great ivory fist and whalebone nautical cane. Made of one piece of tooth, the whale ivory handle is 1 2/3" high and 1 2/3" at its widest. It depicts a detailed fist holding a scroll or rod. There are two exotic wood separators along with one of ivory on a smooth, straight whalebone shaft. There are baleen-rimmed eyelets with an old rawhide cord for hanging. A 1" burnished brass ferrule completes the piece. The overall length is 33 3/4" and the condition is very good. It is perhaps English, ca 1860, and it is a very fine nautical example. Estimate: $2000-$3000.

Starting Bid:

$1,200.00

Buyer's Premium:

  • 18%
BID HISTORY
BIDDER
BID
Competing Bid
$1,400.00
Competing Bid
$1,300.00
STARTING BID
$1,200.00
Tradewinds AntiquesAsk Auctioneer|Follow Auctioneer
Bid Anywhere, Anytime. Download the LiveAuctioneers App.Available on the App StoreAndroid App on Google Play
As Seen On
NBC
ABC
Today
Chicago Tribune
Aritchtural Digest
Shop With Confidence
Since 2002, LiveAuctioneers has made exceptional items available for safe purchase in secure online auctions.
Live Auctioneers LLC BBB Business Review