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10. Hard Stone Dress Cane-Ca. 1900-Plain Amethyst Milord knob of a rich and dark lavender color and with a natural whitish spot on one side and its filigree silver gilt collar struck with a “PD” maker’s mark besides a “935” for silver title on a fine grained rosewood shaft and a horn ferrule. A sense of luxury shines through this exquisite walking stick which delights with the enduring fascination of hard stones as well as a pleasing and discreet profile. It survived intact. -Amethyst is the stone of humility, peace of mind, piety and resignation. It was associated with Bacchus, god of wine, and thought to cure drunkenness. It became a symbol of sobriety, possibly because water in an amethyst jug looked like wine, but had no intoxicating effect.-H. 1 ½” x 1”, O.L. 39 ½”-$400-$500

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10. Hard Stone Dress Cane-Ca. 1900-Plain Amethyst

Estimate $400 - $500Nov 19, 2016