Antique Hallmarked Silver J.Howell 1916 Fujin Japanese God Walking Stick 89cm
This antique walking stick features a hallmarked silver collar with a floral design and inscription. The stick is topped with an intricately hand-carved wooden Japanese Fujin along with a design on the stick.
Silver hallmarks read -
Makers mark reads -
'J.H' for Jonathan Howell
Inscription reads -
Fujin is known as the Japanese God of Wind in Shinto religion/ mythology.
He is portrayed as a demon carrying a bag of wind which is used to create storms when opened.
Lightweight but solid stick with a metal ferrule.
In good antique condition with some use marks and dings to silver.
89cm Overall length
2.4cm diameter of cane (under collar)
9cm length of handle