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Beautiful smooth silky red-brown patina
18th – Early 19th Century
Size: 43cm long – 17 ins long
Sometimes flywhisks were recycled from other objects such as the handle or shaft of an old fighting club or a spear point which brought with them ‘mana’ from their previous use. The colour and patina on this whisk handle is exceptional, which suggests it is of a great age.