I would guess the dark marking on the snakes were burnt on (my choice) and/or colored. Condition: A slight bowing, see last photo of whole cane.
There are five some hairline cracks, all are tight, see photos #3,5,10 &11. The item "CARVED WOODEN WALKING STICK CANE SNAKE MOTIF MEXICAN" is in sale since Sunday, May 26, 2019.
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