Galerie Jeannine Blais
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Canes and Sticks

Antiques

Most people believe canes and sticks have but one function, that of a walking aid, but there is much more to it than that.

“In the millennial history of mankind, there isn’t an era when the stick hasn’t played a role, sometimes as a working tool, sometimes as a symbol of power or social status, sometimes as a bizarre and ingenious transformable object, more often as a walking aid.” 1

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Text by Michelle and Robert Picard

Keywords: Antiques,  Autumn 2013,  Canes,  Fabergé,  Sticks,  Tiffany & Co,  

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