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Whalebone scrimshawed walking cane. Ref 9370

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  • Listing ID: #55337

£2,200.00 GBP

  • Cast: N/A
  • Condition: Used


Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 9370. Americana - A very rare and unique 19th Century whalebone scrimshawed walking cane, the handle carved and engraved in the form of an eagles head. Some red ink decoration around the eagle's neck and beak. Very fine quality carving. Probably done during long voyages at sea. The cane is engraved and named to "Capt W. Ward, BK Eagle, New York". From the little research that we have so far been able to undertake, the Black Eagle was we believe, a North American whaling ship. This cane was quite probably made around 1830-1870. Good condition with no damage. Length approx 35 inches. Guaranteed completely authentic. An extremely rare item in superb condition. Ref 9370.
Because of the constantly changing world situation regarding the exportation and importation of antique objects that contain Ivory & whalebone, we will not be able to export this piece at the present time. This item will therefore be sold for UK delivery only. If you wish to buy this item and you need delivery outside the UK you will be able to employ an export specialist who can complete the Cites paperwork for ultimate export outside of the EU. The item was manufactured prior to 1947 and therefore it should not be any problem to obtain the necessary permission for export from the United Kingdom however you will need to ensure that you may legally import this item before purchasing.. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.


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