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About the object

An early 19th century mariner's walking cane, the carved wrythen shaft with a plain  octagonal top section running into a conforming handle carved from the tooth of a sperm whale; joined by a band of baleen and centred with an octagonal piece of the same.

Of good colour and with an attractive old patina, made circa 1840.

34.5 inches long.

 

Stock number

3568