Wood, probably malacca; gold; brass
Overall: 42 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 107 x 2.9 cm )
Wooden cane with tapered shaft, rococo chased gold knob handle, eyelet, and brass ferrule.
According to accession records, this cane belonged to William Peartree Smith, a founder of Princeton University and a descendant of William Peartree, Mayor of New York in 1707.
Gift of Albert H. Atterbury
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.