Chinese carved old Scholar walking stick or Cane, with red Lacquer on Wood, Ca. before 1920's, 30" high, 9 1/2" wide for old Scholar, the details of carving is realistic and well done, black lacquer on the half of the stick. The condition is good and strong, some small areas show the bare wood after many years of rubbing by hands.
Chinese carved Bird handle Walking Stick or Cane with gilded red Lacquer on Wood, Ca. early 1920, 35" high, 8" wide for Bird Handle, carved out of natural shape of tree branch. The condition is good and strong, some red lacquer worn out on the beak and the bottom area.
Impressive late Victorian silver-mounted horn-handled treen walking stick or cane. The horse hoof-form handle over silver collar hallmarked London, 1892, maker's mark indistinct, to a tapering shaft with brass ferrule, 34", (86cm) long. Condition Report; Some tarnishing/wear to silver collar, otherwise good.
Impressive 19th century gilt metal-topped treen walking stick or cane. The mushroom top with a relief mask over entwined serpent, to a tapering shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Missing ferrule.
Fine Victorian horn-handled novelty walking stick or cane. Modelled as the head of a greyhound or whippet, with glass eyes, to a metal collar and rootwood shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Later rubber ferrule. Minor losses to top edge of metal collar.
Very well carved ivory erotic dress cane-Ca. 1900-Ivory crook handle depicting the intimate organ of a man, well streaked and richly colored rosewood shaft with a slender beaded silver wire ring collar and a stag horn ferrule. Size; Handle is H. 4 ¼” x 3 ¼”, overall length is 37 inches. Condition Report; Condition is consistent with age.
Impressive carved ivory Owl container cane-Ca. 1890-Well and micro carved owl perched on a book over a larger cylindrical stem, well figured malacca shaft and a stag horn ferrule. The owl shows the typical flat face with large forward-facing eyes and conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye, ear-holes with upright feathers, a hawk-like beak. It pulls out to reveal a cavity in the cylindrical stem which might have been intended for snuff tobacco or drugs. Size; Handle is H...
Finely crafted Ivory Lion Cane-Ca. 1880-L-shaped ivory handle carved in the taste of the Roman statuary with a large lion mask and Vitruvian scrolls. Malacca shaft with a metal collar and an ivory ferrule. Used but not abused, this cane boasts a powerful presence and aged well and with a uniform and glazed patina. Size; Handle is H. 6” x 4 ¾”, overall length is 34 ¼ inches.
. Warthog Ivory Figural Cane-Ca. 1900-Large warthog tooth carved with a large aquatic reptile which could be a crocodile or a varan, ebony shaft with a bound leather collar and a stag horn ferrule. The animal has an impressive head with two inset glass eyes, powerful jaws and a body with thick and scaly skin and mighty claws. Size; Handle is H. 5 ¼” x 2 ¾”, overall length is 37 ½ inches, no condition issues noted.
Impressive Silver Art Nouveau Dress Cane-Ca. 1910-Long silver handle topped by a tapering loop ending with a flower, ebony shaft and a metal ferule. The upswept petals of the flower show some traces of gilding and speak for a cyclamen, and, the floral twig with buds applied on the vertical stem hints in that direction as well. German hallmarks. Size; Handle is H. 7” x 3”, overall length 36 ¼ inches. Great condition.
Feminine Silver Dress Cane-Ca. 1890-Silver handle hand chased and engraved with various panels of different flowers, scrolls and shells on its stretching stem and with a crown of flowers on the round and flattened knob, mahogany shaft and a copper ferrule. Superb condition. Size; Handle is H. 3” x 1”, overall length 40 ½ inches.
Antique Silver Dress Cane-Ca. 1880-Long, vertical and tapering silver handle totally hand chased and engraved with scrolls, foliage and blooms, coco palm wood shaft and a brass ferrule. An exceptional size paired with a high relief and fine surface detail make of this scepter-like Anglo-Indian Kutch cane a desirable and first rate collectible. Size; Handle is H. 7 ¼” x 1”, overall length is 35 ¼ inches, no condition issues noted.
Ivory Figural Cane-Ca. 1880-Ivory knob carved to depict the head of a young girl with chubby face and long hear wearing a riding cap, plain turned metal collar, mahogany shaft and a stag horn ferrule. Delightful child portraiture and emphasized by a century old patina. Size; Handle is H. 2” x 1 ¼”, overall length is 39 ¾ inches. Condition is consistent with age.
Well crafted Ivory French Bulldog Cane-Ca. 1890-Opera shaped handle carved with a prone French Bulldog. The canine shows all the characteristics of the breed and has cut ears and tail. A slightly cartooned approach to the carving as well as two dark red eyes inset wide apart lend it charm and vivacity. The handle aged well with a smooth surface and uniform, natural patina and comes on a dark rosewood shaft with a plain silver collar and a horn ferrule. Possibly French. Size; Handle is H...
Ivory and Mother of Pearl Cane-Ca. 1900-Straight ivory handle fashioned in a flattened shape with faux sprig and applied with a cavorting Cupid among engraved floral. Ebony shaft with a metal collar and an ivory ferrule. Delicate and decorative feminine of a most likely French origin-H. 4” x ¾”, overall length is 38 ¾ inches, good condition.
Stag Snake Cake- Ca. 20th century- An expert carving of a snake entwined on a deer antler, signed sterling collar, beautiful snake-wood shaft and a 3“ stage ferrule. Size; H- 4 ¼“ x 3“. overall length is 36 inches. Condition Report; Excellent condition.
This is a great "Tipplers" walking stick from the late 19th Century. A nice firm example with both glass and tube, copper handle and collar, maple shaft and an iron ferrule. Used to carry ones beverage on a walk! This stick measures 36" x 1" x 1". The inside glass vile is 15". The glass topper is 2 1/2". The handle itself is 1" x 1" x 1", and the ferrule is 1" as well.
This is a wonderful silver handle mermaid walking stick that pulls out to reveal a sword. Great detail and design on the mermaid. The sword is 19" long. The stick measures 34" x 3 1/2" x 1". The handle is 3" x 3 1/2" x 1". The ferrule is 1". A really unusual stick!