Antique African American Folk Art Alligator Carve Cherry Wood Cane Walking Stick
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Antique African American Folk Art Alligator Carve Cherry Wood Cane Walking Stick:
This nice, untouched 100+ year old American cane has worn dry old finish and crisp carving. Discovered in a Detroit, Michigan home, it measures 29” x 4 7/8” with app. 1” diameter shank. The handle is finely carved with the tail of the alligator flowing gracefully to one side and the wood appears to be cherry. You will note a dark, shiny 7” section at the end of the cane: this was wrapped in old cloth friction tape instead of using a rubber tip. The original finish was protected and revealed when we removed the ugly tape. There are no splits or obvious losses (aside from smoothing of the details in the handle from handling over the years); the end of the cone is worn from use. WE ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO SHIP WORLDWIDE IF ALLOWED BY USPS. Please contact for international shipping cost quote. Stated U.S. shipping charges are for FEDEX GROUND in the contiguous 48 states. Higher rates may apply for AK and HI or USPS shipping. Please e-mail me if you have any questions. PAYMENT POLICY: Unless arrangements are made prior to offerding, payment is expected within 7 days after the end of the sale or the item will be re-listed. Visa/MasterCard payments accepted through PayPal. Indiana residents must add 7% sales tax. On all INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS merchandise will be declared as such (not gifts or commercial samples) and value stated as the actual sale price. CORN