Lot 2 of 184:
2. Wild Cherry Sword Cane -Ca. 1890 -Entirely fashioned of a well-dressed wild cherry branch with a crook handle and a metal  
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Lot closed - Sold for:$1,300
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2. Wild Cherry Sword Cane -Ca. 1890 -Entirely fashioned of a well-dressed wild cherry branch with a crook handle and a metal ferrule, the cane opens 6” from the top with a concealed, quarter turn lock device to release a 27 ¼” tall and sturdy, forged and polished triangular steel blade with one cutting edges, a blood groove on each side and a pointed tip. The saying “Less is More” applies here with this cane which is a great example of restrained good taste and packed with the entire magic of an inconspicuous defense weapon. It is in the taste of Henry Howell, the leading English cane manufacturer who furnished the specialized London trade from his workshops in Birmingham. -H. 6” x 4 ½”, O.L. 35 ¾” -$1,000-$1,400

Categories: European Decorative Arts and Furniture, Weapons & Military Items


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