Single purpose Canes
Decorative
Nautical
Staffs
Folk Art
Double purpose Canes
Defensive
Professional
Utility
Others

STATEMENT: The source of our goods has an impeccable provenance. All canes in the collection are as described. If the entire cane, handle and shaft are both original, the descriptive sentence calls it a cane. When just the handle is original, his description indicates that it is a cane handle and the handle is "mounted" on a specific shaft.

Click photo for more details An impressive Silver Staff with fine-stones. Ottoman Empire, circa 1880

The large-handle is 35 cm high, it is assembled in two segments of certified silver, it is wonderfully hand chased, decorated with clover-leaves and scrolls like classic patterns of ancient Mediterranean cultures, there are two caskets carved in camel-bone intercalated. All silver piece is adorned with a composition of eighth polished and inserted turquoises and corals alongside. It ends with a 12,5 cm ferrule that repeats the same patterns of the handle and is embellished with two corals. It shows minimal signals of usage, any dents any cracks on the metal, the condition is perfect.

The 5 cm diameter silver sphere on top, attached to a silver segment 10 cm high, split-up to take out the defensive 70 cm long sword, it is a faceted blade of fine blue-steel, it has no designs or marks or any oxidations or dents, it is in perfect condition and is conceived to get in the chamber in only one way. The O.L. is 99 cm, this rarely encountered 19th-century piece has the imposing presence of a Staff of a dignitary and has survived intact the last 150 years.

 

 

Click photo for more details Unusual Pique with Stars, Tall Cane. England, circa 1700

The elephant ivory handle is 6 cm high, 4 cm in diameter and it has a wonderful, over 300 year old patina. It is fashioned in the English pique manner with tinny hollow silver dots. They are arranged in a nine stars motif. All the pique work appears to be intact. There is a 2 cm scalloped silver collar on top of a high malacca shaft. The O.L. is 1,15 Mt and the condition is Perfect. It is a marvellous exponent of this desired kind of canes.

 

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