German, probably Saxony, dated 1754
WALKING STICK WITH SCENES OF THE LABOURS OF THE MONTHS
together with: a 17th-century engraved bone Saxon Miner's Axe, on a wood core with brass inlay, and with a metal axe-head, depicting animals, saints and scenes of the Passion, inscribed: G. S. 1665, further inscribed: INRI and: 265 in ink
inscribed: Jesus Meine / Liebe / R / 1754 / ist gekreuzi / get / JCS and: INR and inscribed: 246 in ink
engraved bone, on a wood core, with a possibly associated gilt brass handle
walking stick: 92cm., 36¼ in.
axe: 85cm., 33½in. overall