Mid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane HandleMid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane Handle

Here we have a mid to late 19th c. cane handle made at the Meissen porcelain factory. It's form is referred to as a 'knob' handle, which flares slightly upward to a dome shaped top. The sides and top are finely fluted and accentuated by linear gilding.
The domed top features a finely painted floral bouquet. Inside the handle we find the underglaze blue crossed swords and also the incised number '55' (Probably the design or pattern number). I am not sure if the handle was ever used or mounted on a shaft,
as there is very little evidence of wear or handling. A nice little stocking stuffer for your cane-likin', Meissen-collecting man (Sorry, or lady) !

Size : 2 1/4" (5.72cm) tall - Bottom diameter 1 1/8" (2.86 cm) - Top diameter 1 5/8" (4.13 cm).

Condition : Ever so slight wear to gilding, otherwise as clean as can be for an object well over 125 years old.

Item ID: 022 - Wi

Mid/Late 19th C. Meissen Porcelain Cane Handle

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