JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Kimball M Sterling will present its late spring antique cane auction on June 22nd, with Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.com. The selection of more than 250 canes includes rarities from both European and American collections. Estimates range from $200 to $10,000, allowing collectors from all levels to participate.
There will be a large selection of ivory examples from a New York collection, including erotic and nude canes. Nautical canes are strong with a whalebone selection. A very rare Remington .22-caliber gun cane is another highlight.
Many carved animals will be offered, including cats, African animals and horses. Gold and silver canes are nicely represented in the selection. Also, a very rare Mike Orion folk-art cane will also be auctioned, along with a group of other folk items from an Indiana collection.
The auction will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern time. For information on any lot in the sale, call Kimball Sterling at 423-928-1471.
Kimball M Sterling, Inc is the world’s largest auction house specializing in canes. It is a family-owned business with more than 30 years’ experience and has sold over 4,800 canes through LiveAuctioneers.
Sterling conducts five to six auctions per year. Consignments are accepted on an ongoing basis.
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