Lot 389. Walking stick with clock. Probably Switzerland, 2. Half of the 19th century. Century.

Starting price:€ 1 000
Auction date:15.07.2019   16:00
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Lot 389Walking stick with clock. Probably Switzerland, 2. Half of the 19th century. Century.
Ivory and ebony. Slight Signs Of Wear. Ivory with a small crack. Knob height: approx 4.50 cm, total length: about 89 cm. In: Expertise, Wolfgang Luschmann, Munich, 19.3.2019. Ivory knob with fine profiles. Built-in clock with black and red Arabic numerals, Dot minute track on dial edge, blued steel hands, Swiss lever movement. Elevator and pointer position are made by Turning the knob on the upper part. The weft is made of Indian ebony. The floor fashion began at the end of 17. Century with a Form that has been preferred over the centuries. The long straight handle is often made of ivory, the actual stick, the weft is first often made of Malacca cane (Rattan from the Malay Malacca) and later also from different precious Woods. In the course of the 18th century. Was century of the floor is one of the most important accessories. The floor was reserved to this time, of the nobility, he advanced in the 19th century. Century to the status symbol of the upper class, what is the stock culture led to a new flowering.

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