"Old Cane: Cane Knob With Erotic Decor In Silver Nineteenth Century"
Decorative Art Nouveau cane with silver handle carved of a naked woman in the shape of Tau. She has her left arm under her head holding part of her bun, the rest of her hair is loose, she has a water lily flower as decoration in her hair; the left arm covering part of her breast and a drapery that hides her penis. His feet are crossed. The back is decorated with lily pads the front of a large chrysanthemum. First punch with the numbers 900/1000. 2nd with the word GESCHUZ and the last with 2 letters AP very probably for the silversmith Exceptional and very rare ivory barrel in one piece, metal ferrule. Dimensions of the knob: 11.5 cm. long by 7.6 cm. from above. Total length: 87.6 cm. Very probably Austro-Hungarian work from the end of the 19th century. Dear collectors of old cane, I inform you that during the month of June 2021 a selection of very rare old canes will be presented to you