Gentleman's Library Sale

18 Jan 2012, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 1.

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A late 19th century Austro-Hungarian enamelled silver, agate and gem-set parasol handle, Vienna, circa 1890, and an amethyst and rock crystal mounted tortoiseshell parasol handle (2)

A cased late 19th century Austro-Hungarian silver-mounted pink quartz parasol handle, marked with a star within a roundel, also stamped with assay control mark, retailed and possibly imported by J.C. Vickery,

A Victorian ivory and 15 carat gold mounted coaching whip, by E. H Watts, London 1877, retailed by Callow,

A 19th century gilt metal mounted walking cane and a silver mounted cane, by Kendall, London 1922,

An early 19th century gold mounted rhinoceros horn walking cane, unmarked,

A Victorian agate and silver mounted walking cane, by Julius Klinkhardt, London 1884,

A silver mounted whistle gadget stick, by Charles Cooke for Brigg, London 1920,

A 19th century piqué, ivory and silver mounted tau-shaped walking stick,

An ivory and silver mounted 'lion' walking stick, by Kendall, London 1922,

A late 19th/early 20th century Chinese export silver handled walking stick, by Kwong Man Shing, Hong Kong, circa 1900,and a bone and silver mounted walking stick, Chester 1887, (2)

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