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Walking stick

Walking stick
Title
Walking stick
Date 
1760-1780
Medium 
Wood, probably malacca; gold; brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 42 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 107 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Wooden cane with tapered shaft, rococo chased gold knob handle, eyelet, and brass ferrule.
Credit Line 
Gift of Albert H. Atterbury
Object Number 
1931.50
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this cane belonged to William Peartree Smith, descendant of William Peartree, Mayor of New York in 1707.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group