Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Manchester By-The-Sea, MA, United States
DoneSat, Sep 26, 2015 3:00 PM GMT
2015 Fall Fine Antique Cane Auction
Tradewinds is pleased to present our 47th live sale of antique canes on September 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM EDT, at the Boston Marriott Peabody Hotel, just off route 128 at exit #28, in Peabody, Mass. We have gathered a fine array of great pieces and will be offering 173 lots with several rare or scarce items, and many surprises. Included in the event are pieces from the Philp Hampton Collection, the George & Carol Milne Collection, the Renzo Traballesi Collection, the Bud Kobler Collection, and the Robert Pearson Collection, with additions from America and around the world. Among the many highlights are: Dr Beebe’s wonderful gold quartz cane presented by his son in 1869, superb Faberge silver, jeweled, and jade canes, a wonderful Austrian violin cane, great Remington gun cane curios including a large dog-head and a Remington semi-crook cartridge cane curio, a fine porcelain phrenology cane, a great ca 1710 English pique, a very nice Saint-Cloud blue & white porcelain, a fine antique ivory "Faces of the World" cane, an outstanding antique Japanese ivory crab with toads, a splendid antique Japanese ivory cane with a shibayama bug, a great Ben Akiba type camera cane, great relic canes with some from the Jenks estate of Bedford MA, a scarce Wedgwood basalt cane, a cheroot cane, a very good Grover Cleveland Presidential campaign cane, a bronze Japanese Baku cane, great folk art and historical canes including a Robert Foster folk art example, some outstanding nautical pieces including a fine knot on whalebone cane, a nice array of unusual gadgets including an uncommon fire-screen/fan cane, several amusing automatons, a fine Sussex Trug gardening cane, and much more.