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540. Superb Shibayama Ivory Walking Cane 19thCt
SUBERB JAPANESE SHIBAYAMA & IVORY WALKING CANE
An Exceptionally Fine Quality Japanese Shibayama Ivory Ball Grip Ladies or Gentleman’s Ebonised Walking Cane, last quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
The impressive grained Ivory handle decorated with two beetle insects, above a chased silver collar with a central cartouche with initials “B F” ? on a circular ebonised shaft complete with its original bone ferrule.
Condition: This item is in good firm straight original condition with nice allover patination.
Length: 34.75” (88.5cm).