Interesting Folk Art cane created from one piece of wood having a snake entwined around the shaft with the head having inset red eyes. A snake entwined around a cane has been a symbol of medicine since the classical period.
Silver white metal collar having engraved cartouche reads F Hensman Northampton makers mark B&Co. Good condition throughout free from breaks or cracks, good comfortable handle maybe somewhat over exaggerated carving but a very sturdy cane which would make a very handy walking companion. Handle Length 11.5cms approx. The item "Antique/Vintage Folk Art Carved Snake Walking Cane" is in sale since Thursday, December 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Walking Sticks/Canes".
1ov" and is located in Leicester. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.