Walking-stick

Object Number: 
1942.155
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Wood, metal, gold, stone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 92.1 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on handle: "S.C. Ellis,/New York." engraved: on handle: "from H.H. Toland,/San Francisco."
Description: 
Wooden cane with tapered, straight shaft; gold knob handle with engraved foliate decoration and inscriptions topped with inset faceted stone; metal ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
According to the inscription engraved on the handle, this cane was presented by H.H. Toland of San Francisco to Dr. Samuel Corp Ellis of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group