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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1184

    A NANMU WALKING STAFF

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NANMU WALKING STAFF
    18TH CENTURY
    The staff is of natural form, with a small piercing near the top for a tassel or pendant, and with a later inscribed six-character inscription in silver studs describing the present object as 'a staff with dragon head' near the top.
    55 ¼ in. (140.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    William Lipton Ltd., New York.