Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques
Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques

Large Folk art Walking stick –Grotesques

c. 1880 France

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One piece substantial folk art stick, carved overall with a series of grotesque characters. The top of the stick is carved as 3 separate figures each with differing expressions, with a joined hat, topped with a metal cap.
Below is a dancing top hatted figures being gripped from behind by a naked impish figure.
Further down is another naked figure with a deeply carved open mouth in the form of a scream.
Two more figures are below, the bottom possibly a religious character with a bishops mitre.
The bottom of the stick has another full length carved figure, this one in a military jacket, possibly in prayer.
French late 19th century
Overall length 37 inches – 94 cm
Dimensions
Height 37.00 inch (93.98 cm)
Stock Code
W20
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