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LATE 19thC FRENCH. BASQUE WALKING CANE/SPEAR. MAKILA #9707

The walking cane of the Basques. A late 19th century walking cane from France, Basque country, turned polished horn top, the top of the cane of iron wrapped with woven leather and a carrying ring and a decorated brass ferrule. The Medlar wood cane with raised decoration along the whole length, the bottom brass decorated section with a point, decorated with a punched design and words "DUFOURC A St Jn DELUZ 1883". The top section unscrews to show a spear point. Overall 31½ inches.   #9707ayo

Saint-Jean-De-Luz is part of the Basque Province of Labourd, this presumably belonged to Monsieur Duforc of St Jn De Luz

Made by, and in the workshop of Makhila Ainciart Bergara, Inthalatzia Ouest, Fronton, 64480 Larressore, see their website for full details of the manufacture of these canes

£390.00

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