Dandy’s cane with enamels, gilt, and micro mosaic, C. 1780


Superb quality English cane, the shaft bound with cord and lacquered, the head with a South Staffordshire enamel collar with a countryside scene reserved on a blue diaper ground, enclosed with a lower silver band tooled with foliate designs and an upper silver gilt band with embossed & chiselled leaf designs, the top mounted with an oval Italian micro-mosaic. Circa 1780


Condition: there is a very slight crack to the outer red matrix of the mosaic, and two of the minute flower petals have been replaced; invisible to the naked eye. The enamel has some very minor touch-up, one 2mm section of the blue and a triangular sectio


94.5 cm long, the top 3cm wide


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