A Mid-19th Century Continental Ivory Dress Cane

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A mid-19c  Continental ivory dress cane, showing a boy's face with curls and wearing a tri-cornered hat, the face carved in high relief out of an ivory ball and having latticed silver chasing, probably added later in America. Rosewood shaft and horn ferule. The tri-cornered hat may have been a Napoleonic touch, added by the photographer or at the parents' insistence. Overall length: 35 3/4".

Item Details

Reference #:
cane lot 149
Quantity
1
Category
Misc
Department
Antiques
Year
19th c
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x 35.00 x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Very Good
Material
Ivory. Rosewood