Stylish Well Grained Pale Malacca Wood Ladies or Gentleman's Walking Stick with Crook Handle and decorative rosewood and bone banding of English origin, first Quarter of the Twentieth Century.
Condition: Good condition with nice patination, original firm fitting bone ferrule is present.
*Nice strong and sturdy example, suitable for a lady or Gentleman for everyday use
Length: 36.25” (91.5cm). Width: (of handle) 5" (12.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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*TIP: When deciding to purchase a Walking Stick on-line, always check the dimensions especially its length and even the width of the handle when possible. Many antique ones offered nowadays can vary a lot in length, remember some of these were custom-made for clients in the past.
Malacca a brief account: During the 19th Century Malacca was referred to as the "King of Canes" it is one species of rattan found in the coast of Sumatra in Western Indonesia. Rattan palms have long slender stems and were perfect for fashioning walking sticks. The stem is not round but has a ridge often called a "teardrop" running along its length, it is very light-weight but strong, with no two specimens alike. Colour varies from brown to blond to a reddish amber.