909. Superb Fish Vertebra and Horn Walking Stick Late 19thCt


A Substantial Sea Ray or Shark Fish Vertebrae (backbone) and Ivory Walking Stick mounted on Horn Grip with three decorative horn discs above a circular tapering shaft all mounted on an iron core.  Last quarter of the Nineteenth Century

* It was common for Sailors to build by hand this style of Cane and then trade them off for drinks or even a special favour from a lady when they came to shore. 

Condition: Good original firm condition. 

Length: 34.5" (87.5cm).