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Walking-stick

Object Number: 
1949.242a
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Wood, ivory, silver, brass, metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 92.7 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
stamp: on collar: "STERLING"
Description: 
Wooden cane with straight, slightly tapered shaft; carved ivory handle in the form of a dog with glass eyes; silver collar; brass ferrule with engraved band and metal tip.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cane belonged to 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