University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Decorative Arts Auction to Benefit Lung Cancer Research at UCSF

November 26, 2012

Christie's, London

During Lung Cancer Awareness Month CHRISTIE’S will present a two part sale titled Property from The Vertical Art Collection: Walking Sticks, including a selection of canes from the associated art book Vertical Art: The Enduring Beauty Of Antique Canes And Walking Sticks.

On November 26, 2012, in London, finely crafted canes by Fabergé will be offered in CHRISTIE'S Important Russian Art sale.

On November 30, 2012, in New York, an additional 77 lots will be offered in a special section of CHRISTIE'S 500 Years Decorative Arts Europe sale.

Impressively comprehensive, the Vertical Art Collection includes antique canes and walking sticks from varied materials ranging from jewels, exotic hardwoods, precious hardstones, historic figures and animals, classic Victorian canes, to a doctor’s cane complete with medical instruments. For more information, and to view e-catalogues please visit

All proceeds will benefit the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and the University of California San Francisco Thoracic Oncology Program

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