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Lot 67: Asian Tippler's Stick, ca. 1920. An ornate silver plated handle with a Happy Buda atop, white metal collars, handle unscrews to produce a glass and a flask with a cork top, tree bark shaft and an old brass ferrule.
Lot 139: Tippler's Stick, ca. 1930. A container cane which holds a shot glass and a glass tube with a cork which are both in fine condition, copper handle and collar, hardwood shaft and a metal ferrule.
Lot 143: Artist System Cane, ca. 1880. A rare and hard to find system cane for the painter on the move, first compartment holds a glass 7" tube with a copper stopper for holding of water, center of shaft has a locking mechanism which exposes different areas to mix paints, end of cane unscrews to hold the paint brushes, natural bamboo shaft with original patina and a metal ferrule "for the water color artist on the go".
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April 13, 2013.
Purchase; Kimball M. Sterling; 2013; 1000101581