Period: Nineteenth Century
Length: 33 inches
Handle Length: 3 inches
The richly patinated cane, probably maple, with a silver topped curved handle, and a later rubber foot. The top has signs of use, with various knocks and dints, but overall a charming, well used object.
Walking sticks, while innocuous looking objects at first sight, can also be decently employed to effectively fend off ruffians, or to gaily swing as one perambulates through the town, or even to generously retrieve a child's toy from a stream. All in all; an attractive, but also very useful, gentleman's accessory.