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Sword cane

Object Number: 
1946.45ab
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Wood, metal, brass, steel, bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 90.8 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Sword cane with straight, hollow shaft concealing long steel blade with bone collar; gilded knob handle with diaper pattern; metal ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this sword cane was carried by the donor's father.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Morris Van Veen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group