Indochina Colonial Commando Opera Walking Cane. Vietnam, circa 1880
The cylindrical silver handle is 10,5 cm high and 3 cm diameter, it is embossed and decorated with scrolls and a dragon as symbol of status. In this Cane the shaft is the core, it is Rosewood decorated with minuscule mother pearl pieces depicting pendant blades and flowers, it is exquisite inlaid in a segment of 50 cm long, it has a metal ferule. The O.L. is 95 cm. Only a few of the blades are missing, it is hardly noticeable, the condition is excellent.
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