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Stock No..
w003


$325.00 USD

 



Maori walking cane
Finely carved & inlayed
early 20th century

Maori walking cane Finely carved early 20th century www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very fine early 20th century carved walking cane from New Zealand in Maori style.

This cane measures 92cms long and 4.5cms wide across its handle.
The timber is a beautifully patterned type of New Zealand native timber.
Below the bulbous handle is 20cms long section displaying Maori designs and Tiki like faces. Each face has round Paua shell inlay eyes and a protruding tongue.
The shaft tapers gently to the base where an old original, long steel and brass ferrule remains intact. The steel tip of the ferrule is approx 1cms long with the ferrule being 4cms long.

A very nice and well priced example of a Maori influenced walking cane likely made for the local or European market.

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Stock No..
w009


$295.00 USD

 



Malacca cane
Ivory top
Silver crown collar

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A good Ivory, silver and Malacca walking cane.

This cane measures just over 93cms long.
The Ivory sphere is 35mm in diameter and sits within a crown like silver cup and collar.
The shaft is made from Malacca cane. The upper third of the cane retains a fine warm old patina with the bottom two thirds now discoloured by age and use.
The base of the cane ends with a hallmarked silver ferule.

An attractive cane that will grade up well with little effort.

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Stock No..
w008


$425.00 USD

 



A fine walking cane
Crystal top
Rose Gold collar
Ebonised shaft

A fine walking cane Crystal top Rose Gold collar Ebonised shaft www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A fine crystal topped dress cane.

This cane measures 90cms long.
The handle is a faceted and cut crystal top encased within a decorative 9ct rose gold band which also carries the makers initials, WHC. One half of the canes gold band is blank for a dedication or presentation.
The top sits upon a dark ebonised shaft that tapers to short white metal base.

A very attractive dress cane with a seldom seen crystal top.

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Stock No..
w006


$225.00 USD

 



A fine ivory topped cane
Rosewood shaft

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A simple and elegant Rosewood and ivory dress cane.

This cane measures 93cms long.
The top is a well shaped handle that displays a pleasant age patina.
The shaft is an ebonised Rosewood type. The upper 5cms has the ebonising worn away to show a very fine Rosewood timber. The cane would benefit from a re application of the ebony colour or equally, a removal of it to display a very finely grained shaft in its natural state.
The ferrule is a horn type, an indicator of a quality cane.

A fine, well presented and well priced ivory topped cane.

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Stock No..
w004


SOLD

 



A rare South African cane
Sambok, Sjambok or Litupa
Defensive cane

A rare South African cane Sambok Sjambok or Litupa Defensive cane www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A rare Sambok walking cane.

This defensive cane measures just under 94cms long.
It is entirely encased in thick leather and is very well stitched to one side.
Within the leather casing would be a flexible steel rod, likely wrapped in twine and then encased in leather.
Designed to be used like a whip, 20cms up from the bottom of the cane is a raised ring, obviously placed to inflict further pain.
The ferrule is a long brass type that carries a steel tip.
A wrist lanyard is present but detached on one side, something that a simple stitch could restore.

A rare defensive cane, likely from Colonial South Africa.

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Stock No..
w002


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A fine ivory walking cane
Sterling silver collar
Provenance 1885
25th December

A fine ivory walking cane Sterling silver collar Provenance 1885 25th December www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A fine Malacca cane walking stick with an ivory crook handle, dated 1885.

This cane with provenance has a repousse hallmarked sterling silver collard. To the outer side of the collar is a large shield containing the script, "TO R.E. DEANE ESQ M.D. DEC 25th 1885".
The ivory crook handle shows a warm age patina and is in exceptional condition. The shaft is a teardrop Malacca cane, showing a deep honey colour to its surfaces and darker mottling throughout.
The base is tipped with a well used brass and iron ferrule.

A fine cane with good research potential.

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Stock No..
w001


$425.00 USD

 



A fine walking cane
Provenace 1904
Football Association
Rosewood, Mother of Pearl
Ebonised Mahogany and gold

A fine walking cane Provenace 1904 Football Association Rosewood, Mother of Pearl Ebonised Mahogany and gold www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A fine presentation cane of unusual construction.

This cane measures just under 95cms.
The bulbous handle is Rosewood. Within the top of the handle is a thin gold band that surrounds a circular and curved mother of pearl inlay.
The hall marked silver collar has a large shield cartouche to one side and floral designs to the reverse.
Within the shield is a presentation that reads, "Presented to RTG by the village FA 1904". I suspect FA being Football Association.
The shaft is ebonised timber, likely Rosewood beneath.
The ferrule is a narrow brass type, worn to the base from years of use.

An interesting presentation cane worth of further research.

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Stock No..
s996


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A rare riding crop
Concealed blade

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A fine and unusual riding crop with a concealed blade.

This crop measures 52cm closed.
Drawn it is 42cms long with a blade 24cms long.
Likely from the early 20th century, the exact use of these crops is unknown other than personal protection when in the field, certainly a surprise for any attacker.
The grip and ball pommel are plaited leather straps over what is likely a timber core.
The sheath is plaited leather like material over a rolled metal sleeve and ends in a short leather strap.
The blade is rectangular in form and tapers to a very sharp tip.

A rare item in very good condition.

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Stock No..
s517


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Toledo sword cane
Rosewood walking stick

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A good English Rosewood sword stick with a fine Toledo blade.

This sword stick measures 91.5cms long together.
When drawn the sword is 87cms long with a blade length of 70cms.
The bentwood handle and shaft are a finely grained Rosewood. There are losses to the original lacquer on the handle and partly on the shaft and there are also fine age cracks on the handle.
The base of the stick is a fine blonde horn ferrule, indicative of a higher end walking cane.
The blade is a supple single edged Toledo manufactured type. There are edged panels to each side of the blade that contain the word "Toledo" which is surrounded by vine motifs.

A good original old sword stick circa 1900.

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Stock No..
s1028


$155.00 USD

 



A good African cane
Tribal elder's
walking stick

A good African cane Tribal elder's walking stick www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A good old original African walking stick.

This original old hand knapped and carved walking stick measures just under 101cms long.
The top of the handle is a tall domed mushroom shape showing a worn hand knapped surface.
The shaft does not appear to taper other than the points leading in to and away from the thick carved section to the upper part of the stick.
The base is worn and flared from much use and all surfaces of the walking stick show a hand knapped finish.

A good original old African walking stick, likely from the first half of the 20th century, perhaps earlier.

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Stock No..
s1104


$495.00 USD

 



A very rare Gadget cane
Hidden cork screw
HMSS collar horn ferrule

A very rare Gadget cane Hidden cork screw HMSS collar horn ferrule www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very fine wine related walking stick, gadget stick.

This example measures 85cms long.
The crook handle is made from a very fine multicloured polished horn. It has a wide end being 3cms and tapers to the hallmarked Sterling silver collar. The markings to the collar are "J?&S", The lion standard symbol, a small "r" and a anchor, dating this cane to 1916 from Birmingham.
The crook handle unscrews on a very fine thread to reveal a pull cork screw.
The shaft is a very fine gained Rosewood and ends in a blonde horn ferule, an aspect typically associated with high quality canes.

A very fine and rare gentleman's walking cane that is seldom seen today.

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Stock No..
s537


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Japanese sword cane
A good rare example
Asymmetrical fullers

Japanese sword cane A good rare example Asymmetrical fullers www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A good and unusual Japanese sword cane.

This example of a Japanese sword cane measures 90.5cms long overall.
Drawn from its sheath it is 59.5cms long with a blade length of 43.5cms.
The cane is timber carved to represent bamboo. The sheath is made by the split wood method, being two halves section out and resealed.
The blade is secured within the hilt by a copper mekugi pin.
The blade is very well made and shows unusual asymmetrical fullers sealed in red lacquer.
The blade is sharp and retains a full tip and although not seen in the photographs supplied, it does have a very clear Harmon despite being out of polish.

A good collectable sword cane with a rare Japanese blade.

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