a very fine Art Nouveau silver snake head cane

Ref : 16143

A very fine Art Nouveau silver cane handle, with a sateen finish, modelled as a open-mouthed serpent, entwined around the shaft, with stamped French silver marks, mounted directly onto an ebonised hardwood shaft, black horn ferrule; for an illustrated similar example please see Catherine Dike, La Canne Object D'art,page 314, plate 37 where there are two sizes of this model.

Date circa: 1915

Country: French

~ length of handle 9cm / 3.5in, width of handle 12.5cm / 4.9in, overall length 91cm / 35.5in.

price: price on application

Ref : 16143


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