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Lots related to AMERICAN%20REVOLUTION%20ALEXANDER%20WILLIAM%20LORD for sale at auction

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STAR WARS/LORD OF THE RINGS COLLECTION.

Lot 91: STAR WARS/LORD OF THE RINGS COLLECTION.

by Simon Parr's Auctions Ltd

July 27, 2014

Wallsend, United Kingdom

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Description: STAR WARS / LORD OF THE RINGS - collection of film related memorabilia from the Star Wars & Lord Of The Rings films. To include "Fellowship of The Ring" and "One Ring to Rule Them All" poster.

Condition Report: Very good, some items still sealed in original packaging.

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LORD OF THE RINGS AUDIO SEALED.

Lot 125: LORD OF THE RINGS AUDIO SEALED.

by Simon Parr's Auctions Ltd

July 27, 2014

Wallsend, United Kingdom

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Description: LORD OF THE RINGS - 3 x complete and unabridged audio tape boxsets still sealed (Fellowship of The Ring, The Two Towers & The Return of The King) together with BBC radio collection of 13 gold CDs and 1 cd of theme and incidental music (sealed).

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Lot 56W: "Water Lilies" Print By Alexander Hamawi (177M)

by Wilson Fine Art & Antiques

July 27, 2014

Boulder, CO, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: "Water Lilies" Print By Alexander Hamawi; Apporox 12x12 in.

Condition Report: GOOD

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ALEXANDER ANTANENKA ACRYLIC WORK ON CANVAS

Lot 660: ALEXANDER ANTANENKA ACRYLIC WORK ON CANVAS

by Palm Beach Auction Gallery

July 28, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

LAKE WORTH, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,400

Description: Alexander Antanenka (RUSSIAN/AMERICAN, 1951 - ) acrylic work on canvas depicting a landscape scene. Signed to lower right. Includes Certificate of Authenticity. Mounted in gold painted frame with canvas. Measures 40" width x 30" height + 2 7/8" mat & frame.

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Lot 949: Dan Wanliao micro plastic Revolution Juan story <Sha Jia Bin>

by Benson Limited in Hong Kong auction

July 29, 2014, 4:30 AM GMT

Hongkong, China

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Description: Dan Wanliao micro plastic Revolution Juan story <Sha Jia Bin>

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Lot 951: Dan Wanliao People's Revolution Juan micro four plastic

by Benson Limited in Hong Kong auction

July 29, 2014, 4:30 AM GMT

Hongkong, China

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Description: Dan Wanliao People's Revolution Juan micro four plastic

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WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) oil on composition board

Lot 218: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) oil on composition board

by Sothebys Australia

July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD1,000 - AUD1,500

Description: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) oil on composition board 68.5 x 100.5 cm PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MR ALEXANDER SLUTZKIN, SYDNEY

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WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 Eclogue 1961 oil on composition board

Lot 219: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 Eclogue 1961 oil on composition board

by Sothebys Australia

July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD800 - AUD1,200

Description: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 Eclogue 1961 oil on composition board signed and dated 'W Rose / 61' lower right; signed and inscribed ''"ECLOGUE" / W Rose' verso 53.5 x 95.5 cm PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MR ALEXANDER SLUTZKIN, SYDNEY

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WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) pastel and ink on paper

Lot 220: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) pastel and ink on paper

by Sothebys Australia

July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD600

Description: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) pastel and ink on paper signed 'W Rose' lower right 68.5 x 99 cm PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MR ALEXANDER SLUTZKIN, SYDNEY

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WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) 1963 oil on board

Lot 221: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) 1963 oil on board

by Sothebys Australia

July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD1,500 - AUD2,500

Description: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) 1963 oil on board signed and dated 'W ROSE 63' verso 95 x 137 cm PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MR ALEXANDER SLUTZKIN, SYDNEY

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WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) 1963 oil on board

Lot 222: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) 1963 oil on board

by Sothebys Australia

July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD1,200 - AUD1,800

Description: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 (Untitled) 1963 oil on board signed and dated 'W Rose / 63' lower cente 123 x 82 cm PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MR ALEXANDER SLUTZKIN, SYDNEY

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WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 Metropolis 1959 oil on composition board

Lot 223: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 Metropolis 1959 oil on composition board

by Sothebys Australia

July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD1,200 - AUD1,800

Description: WILLIAM ROSE 1929-1997 Metropolis 1959 oil on composition board signed and dated 'W Rose / 59' lower centre 86 x 116 cm PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MR ALEXANDER SLUTZKIN, SYDNEY

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*Elyse Ashe Lord (1900-1971), 'KINGFISHER DANCE'

Lot 281: *Elyse Ashe Lord (1900-1971), 'KINGFISHER DANCE'

by Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers

July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: *Elyse Ashe Lord (1900-1971), 'KINGFISHER DANCE' Hand coloured etching, trial proof, signed in pencil and inscribed 'Trial' 15 x 25cm *Artist's Resale Right may apply to this lot.

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WILLIAM SARTAIN (AMERICAN, 1843-1924) WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY along with THREE SIMILAR FRAMED WASHINGTON PRINTS Engraving: 17 1/2...

Lot 1326: WILLIAM SARTAIN (AMERICAN, 1843-1924) WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY along with THREE SIMILAR FRAMED WASHINGTON PRINTS Engraving: 17 1/2...

by Potomack Company

July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Alexandria, VA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: WILLIAM SARTAIN (AMERICAN, 1843-1924) WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY along with THREE SIMILAR FRAMED WASHINGTON PRINTS Engraving: 17 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. Framed; Lower right Original Painting by G. Schussele, Phila; Lower Center Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1864 by G. Schussele in the Clerk's office of the District court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania/ Bradley & Co. Publishers 66 Nth 4th St. Philadelphia/ K.H. Currain Main & Water Sts. Rochester New York/ WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY; Lower right Engraved by William Sartain, Phil.; Print of Washington's Triumphal Entry into New York City, November 25, 1783; Print of Washington's Reception By the Ladies on Passing the Bridge at Trenton, N.J. April 1789, published by N. Currier; Home of Washington, Engraving by Thomas Oldham Barlow (4)

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WILLIAM SARTAIN (AMERICAN, 1843-1924) WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY along with THREE SIMILAR FRAMED WASHINGTON PRINTS Engraving: 17 1/2...

Lot 1326: WILLIAM SARTAIN (AMERICAN, 1843-1924) WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY along with THREE SIMILAR FRAMED WASHINGTON PRINTS Engraving: 17 1/2...

by Potomack Company

July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Alexandria, VA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: WILLIAM SARTAIN (AMERICAN, 1843-1924) WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY along with THREE SIMILAR FRAMED WASHINGTON PRINTS Engraving: 17 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. Framed; Lower right Original Painting by G. Schussele, Phila; Lower Center Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1864 by G. Schussele in the Clerk's office of the District court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania/ Bradley & Co. Publishers 66 Nth 4th St. Philadelphia/ K.H. Currain Main & Water Sts. Rochester New York/ WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY; Lower right Engraved by William Sartain, Phil.; Print of Washington's Triumphal Entry into New York City, November 25, 1783; Print of Washington's Reception By the Ladies on Passing the Bridge at Trenton, N.J. April 1789, published by N. Currier; Home of Washington, Engraving by Thomas Oldham Barlow (4)

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WILLIAM WARNER (AMERICAN, 1813-1848) GEN. WASHINGTON [ON THE BATTLE FIELD AT TRENTON] along with FOUR SIMILAR FRAMED PRINTS Engravin...

Lot 1327: WILLIAM WARNER (AMERICAN, 1813-1848) GEN. WASHINGTON [ON THE BATTLE FIELD AT TRENTON] along with FOUR SIMILAR FRAMED PRINTS Engravin...

by Potomack Company

July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Alexandria, VA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: WILLIAM WARNER (AMERICAN, 1813-1848) GEN. WASHINGTON [ON THE BATTLE FIELD AT TRENTON] along with FOUR SIMILAR FRAMED PRINTS Engraving: 25 x 17 1/2 in. Framed; Washington Engraving: lower left Painted by Gilbert Stuart; lower center Published by W L Orinsby 116 Fulton Street NY WASHINGTON; lower right Engd on Steel by WL Orinsby NY; Washington Engraving: Lower left Painted by Gilbert Stuart 1797; lower center General Washington; Lower right Engraved by James Heath [ ] Engraver to his Majesty and to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales from the original Picture in the Collection of Marquis of Land [ ]; Jefferson Engraving: lower center titled JEFFERSON; Photoreproduction of Gen. Geo. Washington in prayer at Valley Forge (5)

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WILLIAM WARNER (AMERICAN, 1813-1848) GEN. WASHINGTON [ON THE BATTLE FIELD AT TRENTON] along with FOUR SIMILAR FRAMED PRINTS Engravin...

Lot 1327: WILLIAM WARNER (AMERICAN, 1813-1848) GEN. WASHINGTON [ON THE BATTLE FIELD AT TRENTON] along with FOUR SIMILAR FRAMED PRINTS Engravin...

by Potomack Company

July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Alexandria, VA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: WILLIAM WARNER (AMERICAN, 1813-1848) GEN. WASHINGTON [ON THE BATTLE FIELD AT TRENTON] along with FOUR SIMILAR FRAMED PRINTS Engraving: 25 x 17 1/2 in. Framed; Washington Engraving: lower left Painted by Gilbert Stuart; lower center Published by W L Orinsby 116 Fulton Street NY WASHINGTON; lower right Engd on Steel by WL Orinsby NY; Washington Engraving: Lower left Painted by Gilbert Stuart 1797; lower center General Washington; Lower right Engraved by James Heath [ ] Engraver to his Majesty and to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales from the original Picture in the Collection of Marquis of Land [ ]; Jefferson Engraving: lower center titled JEFFERSON; Photoreproduction of Gen. Geo. Washington in prayer at Valley Forge (5)

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Madame Alexander Historical & Literary Dolls

Lot 285: Madame Alexander Historical & Literary Dolls

by Robb Partners LLC

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Bluffton, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $600

Description: Madame Alexander Historical & Literary Character Dolls. Group of 10 including: Juliet (1370), Romeo (1360), 2 Cleopatra (1315), 2 Marc Antony (1310), 2 Napoleon (1330) and 2 Betsy Ross (431).

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Ancient Roman Denarius Severus Alexander Coin

Lot 480: Ancient Roman Denarius Severus Alexander Coin

by Robb Partners LLC

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Bluffton, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $375 - $750

Description: Ancient Roman Denarius Severus Alexander Coin , 222-235 AD. Diameter 2.1 cm

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Lot 74: PAIR OF 19THC CAST IRON LORD NELSON FIGURAL

by Warwick Auctions of Coventry

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM WET

Coventry, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £100

Description: PAIR OF 19THC CAST IRON LORD NELSON FIGURAL ANDIRONS 40CM H

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Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

Lot 19: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two autographed pages fixed to A4 white sheet signed by the founders of the famous Lord Taverners. Includes Tommy Trinder, Sir John Mills, Jimmy Edwards, Victor Silvester, Harry Secombe, Lord Luke, Sir Ian Jacob, Alf Gover, Brian Rix, Ian Carmichael, Ronnie Waldman, John Snagge, and John Glyn Jones. Quite unique piece of memorabilia. Most names are annotated on the white backing page. Good condition.

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Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

Lot 19: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two autographed pages fixed to A4 white sheet signed by the founders of the famous Lord Taverners. Includes Tommy Trinder, Sir John Mills, Jimmy Edwards, Victor Silvester, Harry Secombe, Lord Luke, Sir Ian Jacob, Alf Gover, Brian Rix, Ian Carmichael, Ronnie Waldman, John Snagge, and John Glyn Jones. Quite unique piece of memorabilia. Most names are annotated on the white backing page. Good condition.

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William Roach signed small photo.  Good condition.

Lot 250: William Roach signed small photo. Good condition.

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £5 - £10

Description: William Roach signed small photo. Good condition.

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William Roach signed small photo.  Good condition.

Lot 250: William Roach signed small photo. Good condition.

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £5 - £10

Description: William Roach signed small photo. Good condition.

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Simon Williams signed 6 x 4 b/w photo. Good

Lot 568: Simon Williams signed 6 x 4 b/w photo. Good

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £4 - £6

Description: Simon Williams signed 6 x 4 b/w photo. Good condition

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Simon Williams signed 6 x 4 b/w photo. Good

Lot 568: Simon Williams signed 6 x 4 b/w photo. Good

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £4 - £6

Description: Simon Williams signed 6 x 4 b/w photo. Good condition

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Lord Brian Rix small irregularly shaped autograph

Lot 778: Lord Brian Rix small irregularly shaped autograph

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £3 - £6

Description: Lord Brian Rix small irregularly shaped autograph piece fixed to larger white page. Good condition

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Lord Brian Rix small irregularly shaped autograph

Lot 778: Lord Brian Rix small irregularly shaped autograph

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £3 - £6

Description: Lord Brian Rix small irregularly shaped autograph piece fixed to larger white page. Good condition

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WILLIAM LAMB PICKNELL, American, 1853-1897, Pair of landscapes., Oils on canvas, 12

Lot 445: WILLIAM LAMB PICKNELL, American, 1853-1897, Pair of landscapes., Oils on canvas, 12" x 18". Framed.

by Eldred's

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: WILLIAM LAMB PICKNELL American, 1853-1897 Pair of landscapes. Both signed "Wm. L. Picknell". Oils on canvas, 12" x 18". Framed.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William A. Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man with an exaggerated nose created fr...

Lot 813: CARVED TWIG CANE By William A. Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man with an exaggerated nose created fr...

by Eldred's

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE Late 19th Century By William A. Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man with an exaggerated nose created from an offshoot of the twig. Inscribed on shaft "This cane is a souvenir of the very enjoyable summer cutting of the brotherhood of the Emmanuel Congl. Church, Hartford ... " Signed numerous times in pen and pencil on shaft, presumably by members of the church congregation. Also marked "Mark Twain Apt." Length 38.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's head. An offshoot of the twig..

Lot 814: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's head. An offshoot of the twig..

by Eldred's

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's head. An offshoot of the twig creates the man's beard. Marked in ink "William Abbott Willard September 2, 1901". Also inscribed on shaft "Speak softly and carry a big stick. You will go far. President Theodore Roosevelt". Length 36.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bearded man, with beard formed by a...

Lot 815: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bearded man, with beard formed by a...

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE Late 19th Century By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bearded man, with beard formed by an offshoot of the twig. Signed in ink by numerous individuals. Length 33". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's head with penciled facial features....

Lot 816: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's head with penciled facial features....

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's head with penciled facial features. Signed "WAW Christmas 1899". Inscription on shaft. Length 32.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated Sept. 25, 1926. Handle carved in the form of a man's head wi..

Lot 817: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated Sept. 25, 1926. Handle carved in the form of a man's head wi..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE Late 19th/Early 20th Century By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated Sept. 25, 1926. Handle carved in the form of a man's head with an offshoot of the twig extending from the man's mouth to simulate his tongue. Inscribed on shaft "This cane was cut from a tree on the grounds of home [sic] of the late noted author and America's greatest humorist Mark Twain by Wm. Willard." Also provides information about the Good Samaritan Chapter. Signed in pencil and pen by numerous individuals. Length 35.25". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with a beard made from a..

Lot 818: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with a beard made from a..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with a beard made from an offshoot of the twig. Marked in ink on the shaft "Cut and carved by WA Willard June 1875 for Harriet Beecher Stowe a great lady" with verse "I'spect I growed. Don't think nobody never made me." Length 36". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's head. Inscription on shaft dated Jul..

Lot 819: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's head. Inscription on shaft dated Jul..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's head. Inscription on shaft dated July 10, 1882. Length 31.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated June 26, 1926. Handle in the form of a man's face with drawn..

Lot 820: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated June 26, 1926. Handle in the form of a man's face with drawn..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated June 26, 1926. Handle in the form of a man's face with drawn eyes and a nose created from an offshoot of the twig. Made for Match Games Lawn Bowling. Numerous signatures on shaft. Length 40". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with penciled facial fea..

Lot 821: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with penciled facial fea..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with penciled facial features and a chin created from an offshoot of the twig. Geometric and foliate designs carved on shaft. Inscribed in pen at center of shaft "Cut and carved July 1888 by William Abbott Willard for America's greatest humorist Mark Twain". Length 37.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated July 4, 1927. Inscription on shaft notes the twig was found...

Lot 822: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated July 4, 1927. Inscription on shaft notes the twig was found...

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Dated July 4, 1927. Inscription on shaft notes the twig was found on Mark Twain's property. Signed in pencil and ink numerous times. Length 40". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Signed and dated

Lot 823: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Signed and dated "W.A. Willard June 12 1886". Handle carved in the...

by Eldred's

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Signed and dated "W.A. Willard June 12 1886". Handle carved in the form of a mustachioed man's head with a beard created from an offshoot of the twig. Inscribed on shaft with biblical verse from Isiah 1:18. Length 32.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with his beard formed fr..

Lot 824: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with his beard formed fr..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a man's face with his beard formed from an offshoot of the twig. According to the inscription on the shaft, the twig came from the grounds of Mark Twain's property and was presented to Dr. Thomas P. Aitken on June 14, 1930. Length 34.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bird's head with open beak. Entire...

Lot 825: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bird's head with open beak. Entire...

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE Late 19th/Early 20th Century By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bird's head with open beak. Entire shaft covered with signatures. Length 29.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bearded man's head. Inscribed in in..

Lot 826: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bearded man's head. Inscribed in in..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a bearded man's head. Inscribed in ink on shaft "Cut and carved August 1896 by William Abbott Willard for Mark Twain in sweet memory of Olivia Susan Clemence (1872-1896)" and "Warm summer sunshine friendly here". Length 35.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CARVED BAMBOO CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a serpent's head. Marked in ink

Lot 827: CARVED BAMBOO CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a serpent's head. Marked in ink "Wi..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED BAMBOO CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a serpent's head. Marked in ink "William Abbot Willard May 1, 1871". Inscribed on shaft "Judge not according to the appearance". Length 35.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a bearded man's face. Marked

Lot 828: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a bearded man's face. Marked "Cut and carved..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a bearded man's face. Marked "Cut and carved by William Abbott Willard Christmas 1910 for Frances Elizabeth Willard". Inscription also notes Willard is president of the National and International W.C.T.U. Length 34.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a mustachioed man. Signed

Lot 829: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a mustachioed man. Signed "W.A. Willa...

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle carved in the form of a mustachioed man. Signed "W.A. Willard" and dated 1895. Several verses inscribed on shaft. Length 35.75". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's face with beard formed from an offsh..

Lot 830: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's face with beard formed from an offsh..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $800

Description: CARVED TWIG CANE By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Handle in the form of a man's face with beard formed from an offshoot of the twig. Man also wearing a stocking cap. Marked in ink "Cut and carved by William Abbott Willard Christmas 1886". Inscribed "For a great American, a good and kind woman, a generous friend and neighbor Harriett Beecher Stowe, who would make me a red [sic] in front of people telling them two special events occurred in the year 1851: she had completed Uncle Tom's Cabin and I was born." Length 34.5". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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FIVE CARVED TWIG CANES By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each with handles carved in the form of a man's head. Each s..

Lot 831: FIVE CARVED TWIG CANES By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each with handles carved in the form of a man's head. Each s..

by Eldred's

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $1,000

Description: FIVE CARVED TWIG CANES Late 19th/Early 20th Century By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each with handles carved in the form of a man's head. Each shaft inscribed with verses. Lengths from 30" to 35". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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FIVE CARVED TWIG CANES By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each handle carved in the form of a man's head. All with ins..

Lot 832: FIVE CARVED TWIG CANES By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each handle carved in the form of a man's head. All with ins..

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July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: FIVE CARVED TWIG CANES Late 18th/Early 19th Century By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each handle carved in the form of a man's head. All with inscriptions on shaft: two with quotes by Benjamin Franklin, two reference Mark Twain and one with a verse. Lengths from 34.5" to 35". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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TEN CARVED TWIG POINTERS By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each with handles carved in varied forms including animal...

Lot 833: TEN CARVED TWIG POINTERS By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each with handles carved in varied forms including animal...

by Eldred's

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: TEN CARVED TWIG POINTERS Late 19th/Early 20th Century By William Abbott Willard (American, 1851-1939). Each with handles carved in varied forms including animal and human heads. All with verses inscribed on shafts. Lengths from 9.5" to 15". William Abbott Willard spent nearly his whole life in Hartford, Connecticut, where he lived in a house with Mark Twain as his neighbor on one side and Harriet Beecher Stowe on the other side. He gained a wide reputation for his hobby of carving canes as gifts for friends and relatives to commemorate the events of the day, both personal and historic. He often carved cane handles in the forms of distinguished gentlemen's heads, and he usually added an inscription explaining the occasion the cane commemorated. Most of his canes were carved from twigs he gathered on the grounds of Mark Twain's property, and he presented many to Twain and Stowe. Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.

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