Meiji Era Japanese Walking Stick/Cane W/ Hand-Carved Samurai & Black Kite - 89cm. This antique walking stick is made fully from 9 sections of bovine bone. On the top of the shaft, there is a hand-carved Samurai with his sword in a bees nest. Further down the shaft is a hand-carved black kite sitting on a large tree with a traditional Japanese landscape background and a replaced metal ferrule.Samurai were the hereditary military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan from the late 12th century to their abolition in 1876. They were the well-paid retainers of the daimyo. They had high prestige and special privileges such as wearing two swords. Measures at: Length: 89cm Stick diameter: 3.5cm tapering to 2.2cm 520g. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva's. The item "Meiji Era Japanese Walking Stick/Cane With Hand-Carved Samurai & Black Kite 89cm" is in sale since Monday, August 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Walking Sticks/Canes".thefisherman" and is located in Pontyclun. This item can be shipped worldwide.