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Antique Silver & Malacca Walking Stick Cane cork screw 19th century

Antique Silver & Malacca Walking Stick Cane cork screw  19th century | Ref. no. A2453 | Regent Antiques Sold
Ref: A2453
Price: £ 0.00
AN INDIAN SILVER HANDLED 'SYSTEM' WALKING CANE LATE 19TH CENTURY decorated with scrolling foliage and fitted with a...

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AN INDIAN SILVER HANDLED 'SYSTEM' WALKING CANE
LATE 19TH CENTURY
decorated with scrolling foliage and fitted with a corkscrew, with signature to base, above a Malacca shaft 89.4cm long

This is a beautiful antique gentleman's Indian silver pommel and malacca shaft  walking stick, circa 1880 in date.
 
The cane has a sturdy malacca shaft and the silver pommel is decorated with scrolling foliage and fitted with a corkscrew, with signature to the base of the pommel.
 
 
Add an extravagant element to your daily life with this wonderful walking cane.


Condition:

In excellent condition with signs of use commensurate with age, as seen in the accompanying photographs, the stick displays beautifully.



Dimensions in cm:

Height 88 x Width 4 x Depth 4

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 foot, 11 inches x Width 2 inches x Depth 2 inches

Our reference: A2453

Malacca wood 
rare and exotic also known as "King of canes" was the most commonly used material in making the cane shafts where the standard grip was rounded and metallic.  Today, designer and collector canes have sterling silver handles, and are made with wooden shafts made from various woods, including Malacca and bamboo.

Ornate designs, such as animal heads, skulls, and various emblems may also be carved into the wooden handles; these may make them harder to wield, but some find them more attractive. 

Malacca is one species of rattan found on the coast of Sumatra. Rattan palms have long, slender stems, and were perfect for fashioning walking sticks. The stem is not round, but has a ridge or spine, often called a “teardrop,” running along its length. It is very light-weight, yet strong, with no two specimens being alike. The stem is made up of links with joints or nodes at both ends like bamboo. The bark is strong, with what appears to be a satiny, natural gloss or surface glaze. Color varies from brown to blond or reddish amber.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 88 x Width 4 x Depth 4

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 foot, 11 inches x Width 2 inches x Depth 2 inches

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