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Cane

Cane
Cane
Cane
Title
Cane
Medium 
Wood, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 37 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (94 x 7.6 x 7 cm)
Description 
Grand Central station and, Greek god, Mercury.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number 
2010.24.150
Gallery Label 
Grand Central Station has become one of New York's major icons. Vancouver yacht maker and carver Ivan Wilson was asked to carve a cane that celebrated the Station. The handle of the cane depicts the Greek God Mercury, as a statue of this figure is located on the building's facade. The station is depicted on the shaft.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group