FINE ANTIQUE 3 DIMEMSIONAL HAND CARVED FOLK ART. EAGLE SNAKE CROSS HATCHED BACKGROUND. WITH 5 CARVED BANDS TWO TONE WAKING STICK / CANE.This is an interesting Antique hand carved & hand colored Folk Art walking stick / self-defense weapon from Old Mexico. This walking stick is sturdy; and could be used as a self-defense weapon should someone attempt to prey on an elderly person using this as a cane or walking stick.
Although this was the type carved for tourists, it could have been (and still could be used) used by anyone. This piece is about 35 1/4" overall, and tapers from about 1 1/4" diameter to about 1/2 diameter at the bottom. The walking stick is carved & poly chromed in a green cross X carved pattern background with 5 tan raised 3 dimensional carved bands, with a Mexican Eagle & snake motif (the National symbol) sitting on a cactus, with the Liberty Cap and sunburst above, and a textured back ground. The rest of the walking stick is carved in a cross hatched pattern with green coloration, and 5 carved round features with an outside band that is cross hatched carved, with recessed top and bottom skirts with an outside leaf borders motifs with dark brown colored burn decorations. This walking stick has 1 naturally occurring thin hairline crack in the wood about 2 long on the back, non display side, and is in fine condition overall.
The overall esthetics of the piece is excellent, as is the quality and condition; and add character to this interesting piece of Folk Art / self defense weapon; all with a beautiful aged colored patina. This piece weighs about 8.8 oz. BANK DRAFTS DRAWN ON A U.BANK CONSIDERED WITH PRIOR APPROVAL. Due to a myriad of International and U. DO NOT DUPLICATE OR COPY! The item "FINE ANTIQUE 3 DIMENSIONAL HAND CARVED FOLK ART EAGLE & SNAKE WALKING STICK" is in sale since Wednesday, August 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Canes & Walking Sticks". The seller is "1knifeguy1" and is located in Fairfield, California. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.