AMERICAN FOLK ART CARVED CANE / WALKING STICK, an unfinished example (tracing lines present at middle shaft), with deeply carved devices and figures, including dog's head handle, bold spread-wing eagle, buck, and various foliate forms. Old lightly varnished surface with mellow color. Late 19th/early 20th century. 35" L. Provenance: From a Shenandoah Valley private collection.
Hudson House Antiques, Funkstown, MD.
Losses to one foliate device near handle. Cracks to shaft and handle, otherwise very good condition.