Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
Date 
1860-1890
Medium 
Wood, gold plate, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 92.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft; gold-plated knob handle with foliate decoration and engraved initials; ferrule missing.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Katherine M. Harvey
Object Number 
1959.79a
Marks 
engraved: on top of handle: "A.O.H."
Gallery Label 
This cane was used by A. Oakey Hall (1826-1898), mayor of New York City from 1868 to 1872.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group