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Old Carved Ivory Cane From The 19th Century.

Old Carved Ivory Cane From The 19th Century.
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"Old Carved Ivory Cane From The 19th Century."
Description: Old cane ivory knob finely carved in an erotic way Leda with a swan: a beautiful art nouveau cane with an erotic representation of Leda with a swan, Zeus seduced Leda in the shape of a swan, she is stripped and lying on the back, in a romantic and affectionate way the two give each other a kiss, while the act of love is carried out. Leda put her left arm behind her head and with her right hand she affectionately holds the swan's neck. The scene is represented in an erotic way after great works of art by artists such as Rubens, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and many other masters. A mythological cane probably made of hippopotamus ivory in perfect state of masterful conservation and artistically carved. The fine plumage testifies to the extraordinary quality of this immaculate 1 A rod in original condition. A 1.2 cm wide ring in braided silver wire is located between the handle and the black stained wooden barrel. The end is an ivory heel (8.5 cm). Length of the handle (Leda lying): = 10 cm, height: = 6.0 cm, total height of the cane: = 88 cm. History and mythology: The story of Leda and the Swan: Zeus, seeing Leda, the wife of the king of Sparta Tyndare, bathing in the Euratos river, desired her. To approach it, he conceived the ruse to ask Aphrodite to change into an eagle and to pretend to pursue him, himself transformed into a swan. Leda took the poor frightened swan in her arms, Zeus took the opportunity to unite with her. But the same day, Leda had loved her husband, and two eggs resulted from these unions, each containing two children: Castor and Pollux and Hélène (from Troy) and Clytemnestre. For Homer, all the children are from Tyndare: the Tyndarides. For the poet Callimaque, only Hélène is the child of Zeus whom he had with the goddess Némesis, turned into a goose, and himself into an eagle. The egg from this Hesiade, in its theogony, the version most often adopted, makes Pollux and Hélène the children of Zeus, and Castor and Clytemnstre of Tyndare. According to the poets, sometimes the eggs contain two boys, and two girls, or a boy and a girl. Leda also had three other daughters of Tyndare. Beschreibung: - erotischer Stock Leda mit dem Schwan: Prachtvoller Flanierstock aus der Zeit des Jugendstils mit der erotischen Darstellung von Leda mit dem Schwan. Zeus verführte Leda in der Gestalt eines Schwanes, sie ist unbekleidet und liegt auf dem Rücken. In romantischer und liebevoller Art geben sich beide einen Kuss, während der Liebesakt dabei vollzogen wird. Den linken Arm hat Leda hinter ihren Kopf geschlagen und mit ihrer rechten Hand hält sie zuneigungsvoll den Hals des Schwanes. Die Szene ist in Ihrer erotischen Darstellung nach großen Kunstwerken von Künstlern wie: Rubens, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci und vieler anderer Meister gezeigt. Ein mythologischer Flanierstock vermutlich aus Nilpferd-Elfenbein in Vollendung meisterhalt und kunstvoll geschnitzt. Das feine Federkleid spricht für die außerordentliche Qualität dieses makellosen Spazierstockes in 1 A Originalerhaltungszustand. Zwischen Griffstück und dem schwarzen Holzschuss befindet sich eine 1,2 cm breiter Ring aus geflochtenem Silberdraht. Den Abschluss bildet ein Absatz aus Elfenbein (8.5 cm). Griff (liegende Leda) / Länge: = 10 cm, Höhe: = 6.0 cm, Gesamthöhe Stock: = 88.0 cm

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