Parasol handle

Parasol handle
Title
Parasol handle
Date 
ca. 1885
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 28.3 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver parasol handle; cone-shaped handle with a long narrow neck; center of neck has an ovoid bulge; hammered surface with inscribed waved lines above and below the bulge; bottom of handle ingraved, "M.MacMartin./ 168 5th. Avenue" in gothic script; no makers' marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Harriet MacMartin Richards
Object Number 
1942.403
Marks 
engraved: bottom of handle: "M. MacMartin./ 168 5th. Avenue" in gothic script
Gallery Label 
This parasol handle belonged to Malcom Mac Martin, the great-uncle of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group