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Walking stick

Walking stick

  • Place of origin:

    Hong Kong

  • Date:

    1877 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood, silver, metal; carved, polished, cast

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Edith J Hipkins in memory of her parents, the late A J Hipkins, FSA, and Jane Souter Hipkins

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The stick is made of wood (possibly ebonised) with a rondel of cast silver, decorated in Chinoiserie figures. The ferrule is metal

Place of Origin

Hong Kong


1877 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Wood, silver, metal; carved, polished, cast


Length: 77.4 cm, Circumference: 5.0 cm widest part of rondel

Descriptive line

A man's swagger stick of wood, with a silver rondel and metal ferrule, Hong Kong, 1877


Wood; Silver; Metal


Carving; Polishing; Casting


Accessories; Fashion


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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