number: 117
Walking cane with a Meissen porcelain handle 19th century. Presumably a model of Eberlein created in 1797.
Lit: Catherine Dike: "La Canne objet d' art " pages 165, 178.
The thumb-sided handle end in the form of "a woman with muff ".
The woman wears a pink dress and a black and golden breastplate, a brown shawl and a dark green muff. On the surface of the handle the typical Meissen flowers are painted. The base of the knob is decorated with a gold garland. The handle is fitted on a brass collar and an ebony shaft with a horn ferrule.
Measures of the handle H. 9,5 cm/3,7" W.10 cm /3,9", overall length 91 cm/36"