ANTIQUE IRISH WALKING STICK BEAUTIFUL KNURLED ROOT TOP

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  • Item Category: Antiquities
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 27, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

1800'S ALL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE NATURAL WALKING STICK

OR SHILLELAGH.

This is an antique all natural wood medium warm brown walking stick. ALL ONE PIECE. NICE NATURAL KNURLED ROOT CANE TOP. SOLID . T are at least 9 knurls on this root top "handle".

ONE SIDE OF THE KNURLED ROOT AREA ACTUALLY SEEMS TO HAVE A NATURAL LOOK OF A "BOXER DOG"! (Just my own observation.) (See picture.)

The walking stick is natural (cherry?)wood all through-out. It is a very nice-looking piece and really shows its antiquity.

THE BEAUTIFUl AND UNIQUE SHAPED NATURAL TOP WALKING HANDLE AREA IS PERFECT WITH NO SPLITS, CRACKS OR OTHERWISE AND IS VERY SOLID.

I acquired this lawyer's walking stick from an old 1800's New England estate when my brother-in-law purchased this old house along with its contents.

My husband and I wanted to put this cane with such a unique top on our wall of collectibles but our wall has become too overwhelming with other items to do so. Since it is such a lovely piece, we decided to put it up for sale.

IT'S A BEAUTY. WE LOVE IT.

The length is amost 35" long,. The "handle" is almost 6" across.

It looks like at one time over the years someone had put a base (metal?)tip piece at the bottom for stablilzation but I don't know if it had been put on right in
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