SOUTHERN, POSSIBLY VIRGINIA, CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED FOLK ART CANE / WALKING STICK, maple, with pronounced hook handle and a double serpent-entwined shaft, fitted with an iron ferrule, possibly salvaged from an umbrella. Mostly original green, grey, and black paint-decorated surface. Snakes with tack eyes. Late 19th/early 20th century. 34 3/4" L. Provenance: From a North Carolina collection.