Walking-stick

Object Number: 
1949.242b
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Wood, probably cherry; metal, ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 97.5 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamp: on collar: "STERLING/925"
Description: 
Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft; ivory semi-crooked handle resembling a large claw; silver collar with chased C-scrolls and a rococo cartouche; and metal ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cane was owned by the donor's father, Edgar E. Frank, a New York City merchant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marion R. Frank
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group