© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A SILVER ‘DRAGON’ WALKING CANE, QING DYNASTY
Katalognummer: CA0918-034
The shaft is made of black hardwood (possibly zitan), the handle of silver, incised with fine openwork detail
China
late 19th century, with faint silver- or manufacturer-marks on the mane

The handle with a fierce dragon baring his menacing fangs, with good detail work to his mane, scales and nostrils. Three-character engraving in Chinese and European monogram engraved to shaft of handle. The hardwood shaft looks a bit like Zitan with its characteristic crab-claw-markings, but cannot be determined due to a later applied European shellac coating.

Shape: Walking cane in L-shape
Weight: 305 grams
Dimensions: Length 87 cm
Condition: The cane with old wear, traces of use, minor dents and one small repair nostril, the hardwood shaft with shellac coating
Provenance: Austrian private collection

清代銀把雕龍手杖
硬木杖身(應為紫檀),銀套手把,透雕龍首
中國,19世紀末期,銀把上印有”天津府”字樣
品相良好,有使用痕跡及些許磨損
奧地利私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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