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.
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.
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.