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Cane

  • Place of origin:

    Guangdong (made)

  • Date:

    1890 - 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Speckled, porcelain, horn, carved, polished and enamelled

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. J. L. Melville

  • Museum number:

    T.235-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The cane is of polished speckled bamboo, the porcelain rondel is decorated with lotus flowers - a particular style of this flower for the western market - in blue, green and pink. Below it is a gold band enamelled in blue and yellow. The ferrule is made of horn.

Place of Origin

Guangdong (made)

Date

1890 - 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Speckled, porcelain, horn, carved, polished and enamelled

Dimensions

Length: 89.5 cm, Circumference: 10.2 cm widest part of rondel

Descriptive line

A woman's cane of speckled bamboo, 1890-1900, Chinese; Porcelain rondel, enamel band, horn ferrule, for export

Materials

Porcelain; Horn; Enamel; Bamboo

Techniques

Carving; Polishing; Enamelling

Categories

Clothing; Accessories; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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