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Botanist’s System Cane. France, circa 1880

The width of the horn handle is 3 cm, and 7 cm high. The scissors, the crowbar and top are signed DUBOIS as a trade mark, in addition a little brush in the knob in order to facilitate Pollination. There is a metal ring with a weave pattern on top of a bamboo shaft. The O. L. is 89 cm. and the condition is excellent.

A similar cane is shown on page 207, pic. 25/15 of: Cane Curiosa by C. Dike.

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Click photo for more details Hunting Terrier by J. Howell, Walking Cane. England, circa 1900

The crutch handle is 11 cm high x 24 cm to the side x 13 cm wide. It depicts the well-carved head of a hunting Fox Terrier with glass eyes and the familiar brawn, black and white coloration, it is very fine carved and coloured. There is a 2,5 cm a gilded ring showing English marks J.H. for Jonatan Howell, the prestigious walking canes manufacturers on Victorian times. This cane has been retailed to the fancy CASA LLIBRES BARCELONA, it is the reason of the etched mark on the wood. The ... read more

Click photo for more details Art Deco, Bakelite Segments Walking Cane. France, circa 1920

The handle of this ingenious and extravagant, composition is 4 cm high x 2,5 diameter. The whole piece is composed of different irregular and curved segments of bakelite in different sizes, all segments are colored in 3 different shades of green and purple-gray and all of them are assembled around of a metal structure fitting it hermetically, this creative composition seems like a musical message in Morse-code. It is finished with a bakelite tip. The O.L. Is 93 cm. and without chips ... read more

Click photo for more details Automaton Monkey, System Walking cane. England, circa 1890

The carved and painted wood handle is 9 cm high x 5,5 cm at its widest. It depicts in fine detail a Chimpanzee dressed as a bourgeois, wearing a white hat and white collar, it has two colour glass eyes. When a button at the back of the head is engaged, it stick-out its tongue on a gracious way. It is on top of a hardwood shaft, there is a metal collar and a bimetal ferrule. The mechanics work wonderful, without cracks, it has a few little chips on the white hat, nevertheless the condition ... read more

Click photo for more details Political & Iconic symbol, Marianne System Cane. France, 1871

The silvered bronze handle is 7 cm high and 3 cm at widest. It is a very interesting historical-Political cane, representing the iconic French Republic symbol Marianne portrayed as a young lady with wonderful detail, wearing the Phrygian cap, and adorned with two laurels branches around, it is signed H.F. and dated 1871. It is on top of a slender Rosewood shaft with pierced eyelets and a 5 cm bimetal ferrule. OL: 91 cm. With no chips or cracks, only a little wear, the condition is excellent.

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Click photo for more details Spy Device, Art Deco System Cane, France circa 1920

The parallelepiped handle elaborated with Macassar ebony, mirrors and glass, works as a periscope inside an optical case to look behind, it is 4,5 high x 2,5 x 12 cm to the side, there is a thin metal collar fixed with nails, it is on top of a tapering down Acacia Koa wood shaft and finished with a bakelite tip. This Cane is an optical device, the mechanics work wonderful, without wear or cracks the condition is perfect, this System Cane survives intact inside a cupboard the last 90 ... read more

Click photo for more details Lourdes Madona Ex-voto, Devoutness Walking Cane, France circa 1900

The height of the handle taken from below the display-case is 15 cm high x 30 cm to the side x 3,5 cm thick. This original piece is a estrange combination among Folk-art and bourgeois. It is a whimsical composition of medals, cut glass and metals, inserted in the wood, the most notorious is the display-case which contains a gilded image of Our Lady of Lourdes Madonna, covered with glass. There is a light blue faceted-glass adorning the extreme of the crook, giving it a theatrical illusion ... read more

Click photo for more details A Figural Indian, Silver Cane. France ? circa 1890

The crook handle is 9 cm high x 25 cm to the side x 3 cm wide. It is beautifully fashioned in the form of an American Indian with long earrings, a scarf and a head band with diamonds, oval stones and very long feathers. It is on top of a Rosewood shaft, there is a bimetal ferule. The O.L is 90 cm. Without chips or cracks, it has minimal traces of use and the condition is perfect.

It is or Viennese or French? Nevertheless is a wonderful ethnographic figural portrait that deserves ... read more

Click photo for more details Whalers Art, One-piece of Wood Walking Cane. circa 1880

The handle, carved in the form of a Turkish knot on top of a twisted-column is 3,5 cm high x 4,5 cm diameter, the twisted-column is 12,5 cm high and 2,5 cm diameter, there is a collar carved as a Celtic woven pattern. The shaft, is carved in two different segments: Twisted the first one and thick saw-toot grain the second one, there is a Celtic woven in the middle, it is varnished with a dark tint and ending with a smoot taper bimetal ferule. The O.L. is 93 and it is carved in one-piece ... read more

Click photo for more details Surrealistic figures, Folk Art Walking Cane. France, circa 1880

This one-piece Cane carved from an unknown wood has on top of the handle a Salamander and a Cicada, both, symbolic animals of the warm summers of the French Provence. Prominently carved, are the faces of a king wearing his crown and an indian crowned with feathers, there are sea animals like a turtle, and a fish with the head of an otter, a shell and a palm-three are also represented in the shaft as many animal heads carved in the knots of the wood like a fox, a monkey, a wolf etc. Most of the carved figures are etched and enhanced with a heat-needle. The OL is 95 cm and without chips or cracks, the condition is excellent. Like most of the folk-art canes this one is wearing a warm and wonderful patina.

“Hence, Canes are made by shepherds living in the countryside where stars and seasons are the only points of reference and where time does not matter; by old men sitting by the fireside on whom time has lost its grip; by soldiers waiting in the mud of trenches to go back to life or to march to death; by prisoners for whom freedom is so far away that it has become an abstraction. The cane is the work of a man totally uninhibited, who does not account for his time and for whom time doesn’t matter or no longer means anything” (G. Segas) Popular art canes by L. Jantzen

Click photo for more details A Splendid Rose Quartz & Gold Cane. France, circa 1820

The cylindrical Rose Quartz is 7 cm high and 1,5 cm in diameter. This hardstone is known for its varied pink shading and crystalline internal fissures. There is a 3 cm high, reticulated gold overlay, decorated with festoonery and scrolls, it has tiny French hallmarks. It is on top of a slender fully bark malacca shaft and finished with two fine gold eyelets and a bimetal ferule. The O.L. is 93 cm and without chips or cracks, the condition is perfect. It is a beautiful example of the ... read more

Click photo for more details A Meissen Porcelain Opera Cane. Germany, circa 1880

The milord handle is 5,5 cm high x 3, cm diameter, depicting three surfaces decorated each one with different bouquets, it are extraordinarily delineated and hand painted with vibrant colors, great detail and finished with high skills. Each surface is delimited with gold strokes in baroque style, there is another bouquet on the terrace. It is on top of a great and slender Fully-bark malacca shaft which is ending with an ivory tip. The O.L. is 94 cm. With no chips or cracks or wear out ... read more

Click photo for more details Early Basket with fruits Ivory walking cane. France, circa 1810

This Extraordinary and delicate elephant ivory handle is 7,5 cm high, and 3.5 cm at its widest. It depicts an elaborated and well modeled composition of different fruits exquisitely linking together, collar and eyelets are carved in walnut, on top of a malacca shaft without tip, the O.L. is 88 cm. basket has a little chip at the upper edge (See pictures) hardly noticeable, the condition is excellent.

 

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Click photo for more details Animal figural, sitting Cat walking cane. England, circa 1900.

Carved in Antler, representing a very expressive cat with ebony eyes, it is 8 cm high and 3 cm at widest. On top of a well-dressed, full bark honing collour malacca shaft. There is a silver collar with English scrolls and an unreadable hallmark, it has a bimetal ferrule. The OL is 89. Little chip top left ear hardly noticeable, the condition is excellent.

Antler is a modified form of bone that grows out of the skull bones of certain species of animals. It has a thick outer ... read more

Click photo for more details Spy-lens Bone gauntlet System walking cane. England, circa 1890

Unusual spy lens inside a carved bone in the form of a gauntlet with scrolls is 12 cm high and 4 cm. thick, mounted circa 1920 on a two sections ebony shaft with an ivory ring in middle as the fashion at that time was. The O.L. is 91 cm. Without chips or cracks the condition is perfect.

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Click photo for more details Wine tester System Walking Cane, France circa 1900

The flattened sphere handle made in elephant ivory is 3 cm high and 6 cm. diameter, the terrace has a bronze badge engraved with a bunch of grapes and three characters, the chamber on top unscrews to reveal a corkscrew, in the lowest chamber there is a glass flask closed with a cork to keep a sample of the best spirits, it has a 2 cm. bimetal ferule. The OL is 89 cm. and the condition is excellent.

Similar examples: 24/19 & 24/20 are shown on page 241 of C. Dike's Cane Curiosa.

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Click photo for more details Massive light green Horn Cane. France, circa 1900

A splendid and translucent massive piece modeled in light green horn to imitate Bamboo. The width of the handle is 12 cm, and 13,5 cm high. Its construction involved heating, stretching and fussing of the massive horn in technology that is now long lost, this cane has been made in three segments, the detail of the buds is amazing, it has a bimetal ferrule. The O.L. is 90 cm, without any damage, the condition is perfect.

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Click photo for more details Indochina Colonial Commando Opera Walking Cane. Vietnam, circa 1880

The cylindrical silver handle is 10,5 cm high and 3 cm diameter, it is embossed and decorated with scrolls and a dragon as symbol of status. In this Cane the shaft is the core, it is Rosewood decorated with minuscule mother pearl pieces depicting pendant blades and flowers, it is exquisite inlaid in a segment of 50 cm long, it has a metal ferule. The O.L. is 95 cm. Only a few of the blades are missing, it is hardly noticeable, the condition is excellent.  

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Click photo for more details BEKKO Flashlight System Walking Cane. England, circa 1940

The black Bakelite crook handle is 3,5 cm high, 13 cm along the arc and is about 2 cm thick, it is stamped REG N 81866. There is a 3 cm metal collar on a thick metal shaft. Just below the collar there is a button that activates the battery-operated illuminator. The unusual ferrule is 7,5cm long and gives access to the small light bulb and the batteries. It has 4 open windows, and is marked BEKKO PAT. PDG 9976. When activated, it allows the light to shine through illuminating the floor ... read more

Click photo for more details Toledo Damascene Walking Cane. Spain, circa 1900

The crutch handle is 8cm high and 9 cm at its widest. It is skillfully worked in the damascene style with two shadows of gold on a black steel base. It features above on the curve a mythical flying dragon amidst floral scrolls. On top of a slender ebony shaft, ends with a bimetal ferule. The O.L is 86 cm and the condition is excellent. It is a great example of fine metal work.

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Click photo for more details Guitarist Monkey Walking Cane. France or Italy circa 1900

Attached to a yew wood shaft with a feminine leg as handle the elephant ivory representing a guitarist monkey playing on a roster and singing, is very well carved with a very funny expression, it is 6 cm high and 4 cm at widest, it has a metal ferrule. The OL is 86 cm. With any chips or cracks the condition is perfect.

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Click photo for more details Botanist’s System Cane. France, circa 1880

The width of the horn handle is 3 cm, and 7 cm high. The scissors, the crowbar and top are signed DUBOIS as a trade mark, in addition a little brush in the knob in order to facilitate Pollination. There is a metal ring with a weave pattern on top of a bamboo shaft. The O. L. is 89 cm. and the condition is excellent.

A similar cane is shown on page 207, pic. 25/15 of: Cane Curiosa by C. Dike.

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Click photo for more details An Incredible Grand-Tour Marbles Walking Cane, Italy circa 1870.

The Amethyst Quartz-granite sphere handle is 6 cm in diameter on top of a very unusual quadrangular shaped shaft conformed with different small blocks of Italian marbles masterly achieved and very well polished. The OL is 89 cm and the condition is perfect.

The Grand Tour was the traditional trip of Europe undertaken by mainly upper-class North European young men to Italy. The custom flourished from about 1660 until the 1880, it served as an educational rite of passage. In ... read more

Click photo for more details Art Nouveau Celluloid Nymph Summer Walking Cane. France, circa 1910

This Belle Époque cane has a celluloid handle representing a nymph, it measures 6 cm high, and 4 cm at his widest. The nymph isinspired in the famous posters of Mucha, it has a Tortoiseshell collar on top of a Java Bamboo shaft, finishing with a bimetal ferrule. The O.L. is 87 cm and the condition is perfect.

Celluloids: are a class of compounds created from nitrocellulose and camphor with added dyes and other agents. Generally regarded ... read more

Click photo for more details Agate Dog Walking Cane. France, circa 1880

The L handle is 6,5 cm high and 6 cm at widest and is made of a single piece of orange agate that has beautiful translucent depth and shading, its finial is sculpted as a stylized dog. There is a 2 cm engraved metal collar on top of a Japanese bamboo shaft with two ivory eyelets and a metal ferrule. The O.L. is 88 cm. No chips or cracks, the condition is perfect.

 

Click photo for more details Carved wood Jack Russell Terrier Walking Cane. England? circa 1910

The L handle is 9.5 cm long, 4.5 cm high and 3.5 cm thick. It depicts the well-carved head of an Jack Russell Terrier with glass eyes and the familiar brown and white coloration, it is very well jointed on top of a Malacca shaft without tip, the O.L. is 89 cm. It is probably English and the condition is very good.

Click photo for more details Stingray Riding-whip. Circa 1880

The Stingray shaft is 70 cm. long, the handle is silver chased on a English colonial pattern 7 cm. long 4 cm. in diameter, O.L. 84 cm. Perfect condition, no cracks.

Click photo for more details Folk-art Pipe System Walking Cane. France, circa 1880

One-piece of a very unusual combination of Folk-art & System cane, the handle is 30cm wide, it has a metal tip. O.L. 93cm. = 36 5/8in. No cracks, the condition is perfect.

S10004

Click photo for more details Nymph of the marshes, Utility Walking Cane. France, circa 1870

One-piece cane. In between Folk art and bourgeois, this slender of figure is special made to walk in the marshes. Crowned with a carved nymph adorned with aquatic plants. It has a 5 cm metal tip. O.L. 1,20 Mt. it has no cracks, the condition is perfect.

Ref: F90021

Click photo for more details Folk-art pipe System walking cane. France, circa 1880

One-piece of a very unusual combination of Folk-art & System cane, the handle is 30cm wide, it has a metal tip. O.L. 93cm. = 36 5/8in. No cracks, the condition is perfect.

S10004