Black Forest Articulated Alsatian German Shepherd Dog Walking Stick Cane.

Stock Number: GSWC3008


This handsome late Victorian walking cane which has a finely carved Black Forest wooden handle in the form of an Alsatian (German Shepherd) dog. The dog's head handle has an articulated mouth which is red inside with carved teeth, glass eyes and has a beautiful patination.

The mouth is sprung and opens with the trigger action. These novelty canes were popular in Victorian times and would be used to pass calling cards and to entertain guests.

This high quality antique stick has a malacca shaft with pronounced ridge, is a good length at 92 cm long, has a brass ferrule and is in excellent usable condition.

Would make a wonderful piece for a walking stick collector.

Materials: Black Forest Wood, Malacca Shaft. Glass Eyes. Brass Ferrule.

Period: Late Victorian.

Dimensions: Length: 92 cm (36"). Width at widest part of handle: 6.5 cm (2 1/2").

Weight: 212 g.

Condition: Excellent usable antique condition with signs of use in keeping with age. Some general wear, tiny chips, light marks and scratches to the cane but very solid and strong. The sprung mouth opens and closes as it should. Please see pictures.

Please note that only the walking cane is included and any other items in the pictures are for display only.

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