Cane in case: ...supervisors cane... Havermeyer

Object Number: 
ca. 1878
Wood, metal ,gold, textile, leather
Overall: 36 x 3 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 91.4 x 9.5 x 2.2 cm )
inscription: on paper label inside case: "ST. RAYMOND'S FAIR, West Chester, October 1878"
Presentation cane composed of a tapered wooden shaft and a gold L-shaped handle. Cane is housed in original leather case with gilded bands, metal hinges and green satin lining.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, the cane belonged to Frederic C. Havemeyer (1807-1891), Supervisor of the Town of Westchester and resident of Throg's Neck, Bronx, New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles H. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group