Lot 572

A CONTINENTAL CARVED IVORY PARASOL HANDLE MOUNTED WALKING CANE

Late 19th Century

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £190
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Depicting the Satyr Pan playing panpipes, mounted  on associated malacca cane, 74cm high

Condition report: 

Probably originally from a parasol. 

Finely carved with details in the round, the back modelled as a tree stump, with acanthus clasped base. 

Dirt, dust, rubbing and some shrinkage commensurate with age and use, including a shrinkage split to the back. The stumps of the tree branches possibly cut down a little to conceal breaks. 

The shaft and collar probably associated. 

The malacca shaft with scuffs, wear and dents, and scratches commensurate with use and age. The bone ferrule worn. 

Embossed metal collar tarnished and worn. 

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