Cane

Object Number: 
INV.8762
Date: 
1760-1820
Medium: 
Wood, possibly malacca; brass; iron; silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 93 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraving: on top of handle: "W*B [P]" engraving: on top of handle: "1763" engraving: on shaft: "W.B.P. 1787." engraving: on shaft: "W.H.P. 1883."
Description: 
Wooden cane with tapered shaft, engraved silver handle, leather handle cover, and brass ferrule with iron tip.
Gallery Label: 
Written on tag attached to cane: "William Babcock Paine's sword cane 1763"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group