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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1002150: Antique Swedish Silver Walking Cane Stick Circa 1920

Antique Swedish Silver Walking Cane Stick Circa 1920

£425    $551    €506
A decorative Swedish silver handled walking cane with foliate engraving, a presentation inscription and impressed hallmarks and makers mark, Circa 1920 in date.
 
 
It has a very decorative silver handle with foliate ornamentation, made with great attention to detail, with a sturdy hardwood tapering shaft.
 
 
It is a lovely item and as such would be appreciated by any collector of walking sticks or canes.
 
 
Provenance:
 
From the estate of the late Barry Lock (1934-2021)
 
 
Condition:
 
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
 
 
Dimensions in cm:
 
Height 90 x Width 13.5 x Depth 2.5
 
 
Dimensions in inches:
 
Height 2 foot, 11 inches x Width 5 inches x Depth 1 inch
 
 
Art Nouveau -
 
style of art, architecture and applied art—especially the decorative arts—that was most popular during 1890–1910. English uses the French name Art nouveau ("new art"), but the style has many different names in other countries. Art Nouveau is also known as Jugendstil in Germany, as Modern (??????) in Russia, as Modernisme in Catalonia (Spain), as Secession in Austria-Hungary and as Stile Liberty in Italy. The style was most popular in Europe, but its influence was global.
 
 
As a reaction to academic art of the 19th century, it was inspired by natural forms and structures, not only in flowers and plants, but also in curved lines. Architects tried to harmonize with the natural environment.
 
 
It is considered a "total" art style, embracing architecture, graphic art, interior design, and most of the decorative arts including jewellery, furniture, textiles, household silver and other utensils and lighting, as well as the fine arts. According to the philosophy of the style, art should be a way of life. For many well-off Europeans, it was possible to live in an art nouveau-inspired house with art nouveau furniture, silverware, fabrics, ceramics including tableware, jewellery, cigarette cases, etc. Artists desired to com...
Antique #SA1002150, showcased on this page, originates from 1920. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
1920
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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1002150
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