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1892 Prominent Pugilists Carved Folk Art Cane

Circa 1892: Incredible carved maple folk art cane inscribed “1892 Prominent Pugilists,” including portraits of historic boxing legends John L. Sullivan, Charlie Mitchell, Peter Jackson, and Bob Fitzsimmons, as well as other boxing related images, 35"L, excellent condition. See canes 221, 222, and 250 of George H. Meyer's American Folk Art Canes: Personal Sculpture (Sandringham Press, 1992) for examples attributed to the same maker.

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

antique american folk art carved wooden boxing cane

1892 Folk Art Prominent Pugilists Cane

For Sale: $1,500

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