Shires Antiques is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom
Georgian 1775 Hallmarked Gold Malacca Walking Stick Dandy Cane
REF: 2240 / LA334139
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Rare Georgian Malacca wood and hallmarked gold walking stick or cane. The gold was assayed in London as shown in the pictures, date letter for 1775 and makers mark for either Thomas Hall (reg 1770) or Thomas Hallows (reg 1771) both are listed as goldsmiths and both worked in London. Lovely decoration to the silver top, hand chiselled and punch work decoration of swags and flowers with the bulls head family crest to the top. This was used by several prominent families of the period. Mounted on a strong Malacca shaft with holes to each side to allow for a wrist strap, these were often made of silk rope or leather. The ferrule is original and made of brass and steel and of a typically elongated Georgian shape. It measures 6 cm 2 3/8 inches long. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
It measures 106 cm 41 3/4 inches in length, the pommel is 2.5 cm 1 inch wide and 4.5 cm 1 3/4 inches long.
Shires Antiques has clarified that the Georgian 1775 Hallmarked Gold Malacca Walking Stick Dandy Cane (LA334139) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1775
It's in excellent condition but with some signs of age and use as you'd expect at this age. The pommel has some dinks and knocks as shown in the pictures but non of these have caused holes or splits. There is a seam line around the top and side where the lighter solder shows, please look carefully at the pictures.
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This Georgian 1775 Hallmarked Gold Malacca Walking Stick Dandy Cane is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom