The beautiful elephant ivory handle is 10 cm long, 4,5 cm high and 2.5 cm thick. Depicted on the side in carved relief are 3 cats making music playing music instruments and singing wonderfully detailed. There are a silver ring with French marks. The shaft is knotted ebony. The piece ends wit a 3 cm bimetal ferrule. The O.L. is 86 cm and the condition is perfect. It is a fine example of French carving art. This piece is a commission, is made to be used at the left hand.
We will attend the eighth international cane collectors conference Canemania 2012, it will be held in Chicago USA from September 12th - 16th. This is the main biannual event for cane collector's. For information about this event and further details please view the conference web site at: www.canemania2012chicago.com
Unusual 3 Cats Music Concert Ivory Cane. France, circa 1900