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Carved Dartmouth College Fraternity Cane

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Dartmouth College Fraternity Cane, c. 1873, the knop carved with the head of a Native American the back of whose collar is inscribed with the likely owner's name "E.D. HEALD," above a sheet metal collar and tapering shaft carved allover with names, presumably of Mr. Heald's brothers, lg. 36 1/2 in.
The Collection of Gail & Don Piatt
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Don Piatt, Heald, Assistive cane, Collar, Necklines, Neckwear

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