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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 617

G. Bascalia Sword Cane, 3 Middle Eastern Daggers, & 2 Walking Sticks, 6 items

Estimate: $400 - $450
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1st item: G. Bascalia, Buenos Aires sword cane with concealed blade housed in a wooden scabbard with a leather drag, having a metal pommel with a foliate engraving and a leather strap, a wooden handle, and a brass collar. Ricasso marked "G. Bascalia/Buenos Aires". Blade: 13 3/4" L. Scabbard: 29" L. 2nd-4th items: Three (3) daggers or knives, likely Middle Eastern, with damascus steel blades, including two (2) jambiya daggers, one (1) with a decorative embossed silver-tone metal handle and sheath and one (1) with a hardstone and mother-of-pearl handle and a grey velvet sheath with brass mounts, and one (1) kris knife with an ebony handle in form of a stylized bird and a scrolling foliate embossed silver-tone metal dagger. Ranging in size from 13 1/2" to 19 1/4" L. 5th item: Iron staff with brass dog head handle and mounts, possibly an African Benin or Fon Ceremonial Prestige Staff. 19 5/8" L. 6th item: Wooden cane or walking stick, likely European, comprised of wood with brass tips. 27 1/4" L. Late 19th-early 20th century.


All items in overall good condition with general wear to be expected from age and manner of use. Some pitting to cane sword and dagger or knife blades. Bird handle with areas of natural age shrinkage, largest 2 1/2".

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The estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.