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

Cane in case: ...supervisors cane... Havermeyer
Title
Cane in case: ...supervisors cane... Havermeyer
Date 
ca. 1878
Medium 
Wood, metal ,gold, textile, leather
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 3 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 91.4 x 9.5 x 2.2 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Charles H. Jackson
Object Number 
1958.21
Marks 
inscription: on paper label inside case: "ST. RAYMOND'S FAIR, West Chester, October 1878"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group