Rod, Fishing

Object number
93.39.4 ABC
circa 1900
Fishing pole composed of two sections: the butt (A) and the shaft (B). The shaft is bamboo with 3 metal/eyelets attached with wrapped string. The base of the shaft is wrapped with string with braded string embellishments. The butt is made of wood with 2 bulging sections at either end carved with concentric rings, there is a rope braid decoration at the middle of the butt and a rubber cover over its end. The reel (C) is all metal except for a black wooden knob on the handle. At the point where the butt connects to the reel, there are the letters "CCT" etched into the metal. Also, "No. 5".
Credit Line
Purchased at Corcoran Auction
Corcoran Auction