Antique Gold Filled Baiting Bear with Muzzle Cane Top or Walking Stick Handle For Sale
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Antique Gold Filled Baiting Bear with Muzzle Cane Top or Walking Stick Handle

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A wonderful, figural antique Victorian gold-filled cane top or walking stick handle. In the form of a muzzled bear with cropped ears. Bear Baiting was a brutal blood sport akin to modern dog fighting that pitted a bear (often tethered and muzzled) in pit fights against dogs or other animals. The practice that dates back to at least the 16th century and essentially came to an end in 19th century. Engraved on the reverse: RTH 1885 Likely English or American in origin. Height: ca. 38mm Length: ca. 35 mm Width: ca. 25 mm Items purchased from this dealer must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.

Details

  • Metal
    Gold-filled
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    With a few spots of loss to the base, some very light edge wear, some fine and light surface scratches and other signs of light wear consistent with age.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 1.5 in. x W 0.99 in. x D 1.38 in.H 38 mm x W 25 mm x D 35 mm
  • Length
    1.38 in. (35 mm)
  • Weight
    17.5 g
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Seller Reference Number
    DSA-105
  • Reference Number
    LU84938816292
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About the Seller

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Located in Philadelphia, PA
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