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About the object

A rare, early, mariner's walking cane, the long malacca with a small gilt-brass axe head drop handle for a lanyard, a further gilt-bras collar uniting the cane with the handle in the form of a fist clutching a writhing snake,

carved from a sperm whale's tooth.

English circa 1780.

42 inches long    

Stock number

2994