Silver & Objects of Vertu including Flatware & Walking Canes

24 Sep 2014, starting at 11:00 BST.

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lots

A late 19th century Chinese carved ivory card case probably Canton, circa 1880

A mid 19th century silver extending toast rack stamped twice to the underside 'BI' and twice with a sailing vessel above the letters 'AG', probably English colonial, circa 1850

A 19th century Japanese carved ivory and unmarked silver mounted 'Momento Mori' walking cane

An Indian unmarked silver 'Horse' walking stick together with an unmarked siver mounted walking cane(2)

An Edwardian 18carat gold mounted walking cane gold mount with makers mark 'M.J', Sheffield 1903 also with retail mark of Brigg London together with two other canes(3)

A late 19th/20th century ivory mounted 'Compass' gadget walking cane together with an ivory and unmarked silver mounted 'Corkscrew' gadget walking cane (2)

A 19th century Ceylonese carved wood 'Snake' walking stick together with two other Ceylonese carved wood walking canes(3)

Two late 19th/early 20th century stag antler walking canes (2)

A late 19th/early 20th century ivory, rosewood, baleen and whale bone walking stick together with a late 19th/early 20th century walking cane(2)

Two 19th century porcelain mounted walking canes the first with silver mount stamped with Minerva standard mark Paris post 1838 (2)

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