Silver damascened cane with Rakshasa Indian demon head knob, 19th century
Old wooden cane with silver damask decor. Wooden shaft and metal ferrule at the lower end of the rod.
Hindu mythology inspired the decor theme. Indeed, the bone pommel represents a demon head called Rakshasa. The English settlers present in India until the beginning of the 20th century hijacked the local culture in order to exercise their power and impress the native staff.
This is a refined and elegant accessory of the 19th century bourgeois men's la mode_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d.
Pommel and was in good condition, in its own juice.
Collectible cane, exceptional vintage piece, unique and unusual in the theme of cabinets of curiosities and vanities.
Delivery by colissimo with careful packaging and reinforced protection of the article.
DIMENSIONS : H84.5cm
DATE : End of the 19th century
ORIGIN : India, British Colony
WEIGHT : 0.300 kg