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Ivory Napoleon Shadow Cane

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Item Details

  • Period:
    19th Century
  • Origin:
    England/Ireland
This rare and beautiful Napoleon ivory shadow cane allowed its owner to discreetly show his support for the Emperor by casting his shadow with the ivory handle. The handle is expertly crafted of elephant ivory to display the profile of Napoleon, with a fine horn ferrule at the end of the malacca shaft.

English, circa 1860

35" length
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