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19th Century Carved Ivory Cane. Asclepius Walking Stick

19th Century Carved Ivory Cane. Asclepius Walking Stick

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"19th Century Carved Ivory Cane. Asclepius Walking Stick"
Description Walking stick Asclepius stick: Doctor's stick finely and plastically sculpted with a stick of Asclepius and a snake wrapping itself around. Pommel stick in the shape of a pistol grip (pommel piston) in ivory around 1900, Germany Very expressive, magnificent work in original condition with a beautiful patina of age. The stick carries a rockery cuff which is also in ivory with the letters (Dr. LL). The abbreviation Dr. = doctor --- is a clue for a doctor's stick! High quality work in 1 A - original condition. Total length: 90 cm In Greek mythology, Asclepius is in the Homeric epic a Thessalian hero and then, in classical times, the Greco-Roman god of medicine. Son of Apollo, he dies struck down by Zeus for having raised the dead, before being placed in the sky in the form of the constellation of the Serpentary. -------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------- ------------- Beschreibung Spazierstock Äskulapstab: Arztstock fein und plastisch geschnitzt mit einem Äskulapstab und einer sich rundum windende Schlange.Stockknauf in Pistolengriff-Form (Kolbenknauf) aus Elfenbein um 1900, DeutschlandSehruskeusushr im Originalzustand mit schöner Alterspatina.Der Stock trägt eine Rocaillen-Manschette die auch aus Elfenbein mit den Buchstaben (Dr. LL) gearbeitet ist. Die Abkürzung Dr. = zu deutsch Doktor --- ist ebebfalls ein Hinweis für einen Arztstock! Eine qualitätvolle Arbeit in 1 A - Originalzustand. Gesamtlänge: 90 cm

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