Antique Bamboo Chinese Carved Concealed Fishing Rod Gadget/Walking Stick
This piece of world and fishing history is a must have for any collector! The curio includes hollow walking stick with split ring for line and two poles nested inside to make a fishing rod. These are known as 'Sunday Sticks' or 'Poacher's Canes' in the UK, and are a fascinating part of fishing history!
This bamboo cane/rod would be an easy conversation piece, addition to a collection or functional walking stick! The hand carvings covering the shaft are traditional and elegant and the shaft is very sturdy despite being hollow.
Measures at -
Length of cane - 90cm
Diameter of head - 4.3cm
Diameter of shaft - 2.7cm
Length of middle rod - 70.5cm
Length of end rod - 51.5cm
In good antique condition with some use marks and a faint split to the bottom of the stick.