vinaigrette system cane with floral decoration

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An amusing vinaigrette system cane with a handle made from gilt metal and ivory - the ivory top unscrews to reveal a fretted "cover" with floral decorations set within the handle, which lifts out to further reveal a compartment to hold the strongly scented salts or vinegar - the handle is mounted with a turned metal collar onto an ebonised hardwood shaft finished with a polished horn ferrule

Date circa: 1880

Country: English

~ diameter of handle 3.5cm / 1.4in, overall length 91.5cm / 35.7in.

price: £550.00 / $720.50

Ref : 12814


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