Lot 207    

Shark Vertebrae Cane
11/17/2012 - Fall Fine and Decorative Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Early 20th century. Body of cane composed of shark's spinal column, silver knob with 10k gold ring, silver and copper tip; lg. 35.5 in.
Sold: $360.00
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