DescriptionAN IVORY AND WOOD TEA TASTING CANE
36-1/4 inches overall length (92.1 cm)
The system cane has ivory handle etched with Chinese characters and outdoor scene, ivory collar and malacca wood shaft with metal ferrule and tip, the handle twists from shaft to reveal a compartment with removable brass tea straw.
overall good condition and original in appearance, top edge of cane has surface cracks and minor chipping Prospective purchasers are advised that the United States Dept. of Fish and Wildlife regulates the sale and exportation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. It is advised that all bidders should familiarize themselves with relevant customs and CITES regulations prior to bidding, including restrictions related to intrastate transfer.
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