his amazing Victorian walking stick has a carved hunting dog's head on the handle, with his quarry----a carved figural rabbit or hare---behind him. Both animals are realistically carved and have glass eyes. The hound and the hare handle measure 5-1/8 x 1-3/4 inches and they sit atop a sterling silver collar, a slender ebony shaft and a 1-3/8-inch bimetal tip.
Decorative cane sculpted with an ivory Borzoi knob. The sculpture is very realistic, showing the veins along the muzzle. The brown eyes are in glass with black pupils. On a silver ring, a snake wood shaft, horn ferrule. Knob's measures : 4" long by 1,7" high. Overall length : 33,5". France circa 1870.
Cane with carved ivory handle done in the form of a dog’s head. The ivory is realistically carved and set with two little glass eyes. The handle is mounted on a handsome wooden shaft with a band of sterling silver where the ivory attaches. The cane was made in the late 1800s, almost certainly in the United States.
Showing here a faux ivory (probably celluloid)walking stick, 35" in length, on a hardwood shaft, he has glass eyes (one of which appears to be a replacement), appears to be something from the 20's, he is a good looking dog.