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Cane

Object Number: 
1954.194b
Date: 
1860-1918
Medium: 
Mahogany, silver, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 92.1 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraving: on handle: "G. B." stamped: on handle: "E. M" and "f" and leopard's head in reserve
Description: 
Wood cane with tapering shaft, L-shaped silver handle, and brass ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, the engraved initials on handle stand for Gerard Beekman (1842-1918).
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group