London, South Kensington
23 May 2007
A SILVERED-METAL AND SNAKE-WOOD WALKING STICK, C.1898-1901
the handle cast as a face emerging from a bud/folding leaves, with metal sabot, stamped Lalique, and carved CW monogram on wood (repair to wood) --- handle 10.5cm. long, stick 87.5cm. high
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Sigrid Barten Rene Lalique Schmuck und Objets d'Art 1890-1910, Prestel, Munich, 1977, p.523, ref.1610 for a variation of similar form.
This cane featured on The Antiques Roadshow at Arundel Castle and was shown on BBC1 on 17th December 2006.
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