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Cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.150
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group