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
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Continental Minton Style Lamp
Lot # 58 - Continental Minton Style Lamp
Continental, 19th century. A Minton-style two-handled vase fitted for a lamp, with all-over gilding and hand-painted decoration on a round footed base; ht. 29 in. (with shade). > Item Details
Regency Mahogany Breakfast Table
Lot # 98 - Regency Mahogany Breakfast Table
English, 19th century. Regency mahogany tilt-top breakfast table, the top with reeded edge, the four reeded and splayed legs with brass cap casters; ht. 29, wd. 49.5, dp. 32.75 in. > Item Details
Traveling Novelty Inkwells
Lot # 218 - Traveling Novelty Inkwells
19th century. An assembled group of ten traveling novelty inkwells including a brass cowboy hat, a basketball, a brass dump weight, a water pump, two doctor's bags, two barrels, a bucket, and a decorative jar; water pump ht. 4 in. > Item Details
Rococo Revival Giltwood Mirror
Lot # 243 - Rococo Revival Giltwood Mirror
Probably French, mid-19th century. An over-mantel mirror, surmounted by a carved cupid and two birds; ht. 65, wd. 42 in.  > Item Details
Fine Collection of Cantonese Ship Paintings
Lot # 131 - Fine Collection of Cantonese Ship Paintings
First quarter 19th century. A collection of four framed watercolor and gouache paintings on rice paper.  All Cantonese, meticulously detailed and with inscriptions on each.  Also with inventory. Contains the following titles: 1) A Boat of the Emperors- used by Sculler only 2) A War Boa... > Item Details
Rhode Island Coin Silver Beakers
Lot # 31 - Rhode Island Coin Silver Beakers
American (Newport, RI), early 19th century. A pair of coin silver beakers of cylindrical form,  each engraved with two initials within a bright-cut shield, and struck N.Freeborn within a serrated cartouche.  Noel Freeborn (b. 1787-1869) was a silversmith working in Newport, RI, from 1810 t... > Item Details
<i>Long Gallery, Louvre</i> by James Abbot McNeill Whistler
Lot # 262 - Long Gallery, Louvre by James Abbot McNeill Whistler
James Abbot McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903), 1894. Lithograph on paper, monogram butterfly l.r., embossed stamp The Studio London l.r., catalogue raisonné W 52; 11.75 x 8.5 in. (sheet) > Item Details
Southern Coin Silver Flatware
Lot # 28 - Southern Coin Silver Flatware
American, 19th century. An assembled group of twenty southern coin silver items, including eight teaspoons marked for James P. Barnes of Louisville, KY, six teaspoons marked for James Hyde of New Orleans, LA, two teaspoons marked for Charles A. Burnett of Alexandria, VA, one tablespoon marked for A.... > Item Details
Rare Pleasant Hill Shaker Convenience Chair
Lot # 188 - Rare Pleasant Hill Shaker Convenience Chair
Kentucky, 19th century. A Shaker adult "convenience" chair, likely from Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, predominately cherry with ladder back, hinged toilet seat, latching drawer, on square legs. One of only two known to exist, the other is pictured on page 121 of The Shaker Chair ... > Item Details
River Landscape by Robert Burns Wilson
Lot # 283 - River Landscape by Robert Burns Wilson
Robert Burns Wilson (Kentucky, 1851-1916), late 19th-early 20th century. Watercolor, signed l.r., 15 x 10.5 in. (sight). > Item Details
<i>Scene Near Morristown, New Jersey</i> by Malcolm Humphreys
Lot # 328 - Scene Near Morristown, New Jersey by Malcolm Humphreys
Malcolm Humphreys (American, New Jersey,1894-1963).  Oil on canvas, signed M. Humphreys l.r.; 17.75 x 21.5 in. (sight). Humphreys was a noted American portrait and landscape artist who studied under Charles W. Hawthorn and George Elmer Brown. He exhibited both in the United States and France... > Item Details
Serab Rug
Lot # 458 - Serab Rug
Iranian, 20th century. Serab rug, wool; 3 ft. x 15 ft. (36 in. x 180 in., 91.44 cm x 457.2 cm). > Item Details
Asa Blanchard Tablespoons
Lot # 29 - Asa Blanchard Tablespoons
Kentucky, early 19th century. Four tablespoons by master silversmith Asa Blanchard (Lexington, KY, w. 1808-1838), lg. 8.75 in., silver wt. 8.68ozt (270g). > Item Details
Russian Porcelain Tablewares
Lot # 116 - Russian Porcelain Tablewares
Russian, 19th.  Two painted porcelain tablewares, including a teapot in the shape of a open-beaked quail in brown and green, marked for Dmitrov Porcelain (also known as the Gardner Factory), and a covered tureen in the shape of a pear on a leaf with heightened gilding, marked for... > Item Details
Late Federal Mahogany Chest of Drawers
Lot # 236 - Late Federal Mahogany Chest of Drawers
American (Massachusetts), 19th century. A mahogany bowfront chest of drawers, the case with four drawers, flanked by offset reeded columns with leaf-carved capitals, rising on turned legs; ht. 43.5, wd. 44, dp. 21 in. > Item Details
Still Life of Two Roses by Patty Thum
Lot # 289 - Still Life of Two Roses by Patty Thum
Patty Thum (Louisville, Kentucky, 1853-1926), late 19th-early 20th century. Oil on canvas, signed l.l.; 7.5 x 11.5 in. (sight). Patty Thum (1853-1926) was born in Louisville, Kentucky and spent her artistic education at the Art Student's League in New York, studying under William Me... > Item Details
Boehm <i>Rufous Hummingbirds</i>
Lot # 404 - Boehm Rufous Hummingbirds
American.  A painted porcelain Rufous Hummingbird figural group with removable flowers, signed Boehm on base, marked Boehm / Limited Edition / Rufous Hummingbird / 487 on bottom; ht. 15 in. > Item Details
Shaker Oval Bentwood Boxes
Lot # 189 - Shaker Oval Bentwood Boxes
American, late 19th century. An assembled group of four Shaker oval bentwood boxes, one with four finger construction, two with three finger construction, having copper tacks; largest ht. 4.25, lg. 11.5 in. > Item Details
Egyptian Revival Clock Garniture
Lot # 362 - Egyptian Revival Clock Garniture
French, ca 19th century. An Egyptian Revival clock with two matching obelisks, unsigned, eight day time and strike, black slate and green onyx;  ht. 17 in.  > Item Details
Monk Musician by Keller
Lot # 381 - Monk Musician by Keller
Keller (probably German). Oil on canvas, signed and dated Keller '06 l.r.; 21.5 x 16 in. (sight).  Housed in a gilt and gesso frame. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20