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Manchester By-The-Sea, MA, United States
DoneSat, Apr 28, 2012 3:00 PM GMT

Tradewinds 2012 Spring Antique Cane Auction

Tradewinds is delighted to announce our twentieth year of doing all-cane auctions! We began these sales in 1993 and this is our 40th live event. We have compiled a fine gathering of exciting quality examples and we are offering 186 lots of carefully chosen pieces with many rare, or uncommon. Among the items to be sold are examples from the Dr. Lawrence Pinkner system cane collection, as well selected pieces from several other collections.

Among the many highlights are an extremely rare China Trade porcelain cane, (Est: $3000-$4000), a fabulous ivory Classical nude, (Est: $4000-$6000), a fine Remington gun curio, (Est: $6000-$8000), a marvelous Redoubtable as well as a Terrible defensive curio (each Est: $4000-$6000), a splendid 17th Century ivory pique, (Est: $5000-$7000)), a very fine silver and malacca Holuska watch, (Est: $2500-$3500), a great ivory relic cane from U.S. Grant's funeral car, (Est: $3000-$4000), a Japanese ivory shibayama with bugs, (Est: $2000-$3000), a great cased air gun cane curio by E.M.Reilly of London, (Est: $3000-$4000), a wonderful solid gold cane presented to Captain Putnam, (Est: $2500-$3500), a great 18th Century English ivory pique pomander cane, (Est: $5000-$7000), a super ivory bulldog sword cane curio, (Est: $2500-$3500), a wonderful French sunscreen or firescreen cane, (Est: #2500-$3500), an outstanding whale ivory and silver going ashore cane, (Est: $2500-$3500), a great rhino horn frog cane, (Est: $1800-$2800), A very good ivory polygon nautical cane on carved whalebone, (Est: $2000-$3000), a large all-whalebone nautical cane, (Est: $2000-$3000), a great ivory cane of Abraham Lincoln, (Est: $2500-$3500), a very fine ivory cane of two bull-mastiffs, (Est: $1800-$2800), and much more.