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Tennessee Folk Art Cane w/ Antler Handle & Knife

Lot 0136
Folk art cane having handle constructed from two antler points, top point pulls out to reveal knife made from file; leather banding at knife handle, where cane handle meets shaft and where ferrule meets shaft; "Imp-O-Luck" metal emblem having a Leprechaun-like figure surrounded by horseshoe and four-leaf clovers affixed to one side of shaft; shaft decorated with carved banding and impressed "Ross Hogan Roofing Co." (probably Greeneville, TN); 2 3/4" bone ferrule; 38 1/2"L overall; old chips to knife handle and ferrule----"Imp-O-Luck" good-luck piece was patented in 1923 by Ernest Moore Viquesney (1876-1946), an American sculptor best known for his popular WWI monument "Spirit of the American Doughboy" installed in front of many American city halls and courthouses and in public parks and cemeteries during the years 1920-1940.

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Tennessee Folk Art Cane w/ Antler Handle & Knife

Estimate $200 - $400Oct 27, 2018