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Decorative Canes

Decorative Canes

The decorative canes available to collectors today are those hailing primarily from the second half of the 19th century and into the 1920s. Most decorative canes have a plain shaft with a decorative handle crafted from a variety of materials. Silver handles were widely produced during this… Read More »
Folk Art Cane Video

Folk Art Canes

Folk art canes, unlike their more formal counterparts, by definition were made by single, often untrained artisans. There purpose was to cast attention on the creator not the carrier; they were an expression of the artists skill and personality and can be distinguished from formal canes in… Read More »
System Canes

Systems Canes

System canes are the most highly collected types of canes and there are literally thousands of types from which to choose. A system cane is one that has a dual purpose or hidden meaning or function. These canes were used in much the same way as we use a wallet or a purse today and wealthy… Read More »
Weapons Canes

Weapons Cane

Weapons canes present the more sinister side of the system cane and often carry the highest price tags. They are among the most complex of canes as they were skillfully crafted to conceal a host of deadly weapons. Seemingly innocuous and plain in demeanor with little embellishment, these… Read More »
Italian Baroque Iron Strong Box

Italian Baroque Iron Strong Box

This rare Italian Baroque strong box is crafted of reinforced wrought iron and is designed to be virtually indestructible. Intended to secure one's most precious valuables, the fascinating safe is enveloped in thick iron strap work that surrounds its massive walnut frame. The defining… Read More »
Murano Glass Water Fountain

Murano Glass Water Fountain

An ornate and truly magnificent example of a large Venetian glass, this Murano glass fountain is an incredible rarity. Only the most skilled of craftsmen could have created such a masterpiece, using the most painstaking and time-honored techniques of Murano glassmaking. Displaying a vivid… Read More »
Natural Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Bracelet 55.66 Carats

Natural Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Bracelet 55.66 Carats

Twenty-five of the most beautiful, perfectly matched fancy vivid yellow diamonds, totaling 55.66 carats, create a breathtaking golden glow in this incredible graduated bracelet. Each gem is certified by the GIA to be Natural Fancy Vivid, and has a clarity grade ranging from Internally… Read More »
Baker's Pacers Short Track Horseracing Machine

Baker's Pacers Short Track Horseracing Machine

An extraordinary Baker's Pacers coin-operated horse racing machine produced by the Baker Novelty and Manufacturing Company of Chicago. Known as a "long case" model, this elegant machine allows a customer to place nickel bets on up to seven mechanical horses in a short track race.… Read More »
Polygraph Copying Machine by Brunel

Polygraph Copying Machine by Brunel

Considered the first step into the world of modern photocopying, the polygraph machine was among the first widely used devices to successfully produce an exact copy of an original written work. Designed and patented by one of history's greatest innovators, Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, in… Read More »
Man Cave Game Night

Man Cave Game Night

Get ready for the ultimate game night in the Man Cave. Start the night off with an game of billiards on a extraordinary French Gothic Revival Billard Table. Next, try your hand at cards, parcheesi or cribbage at this exquisite Irish Mahogany Dining and Games Table. Not tired yet? It's time… Read More »