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Walking-stick with removable sword

Walking-stick with removable sword
Title
Walking-stick with removable sword
Date 
1860-1880
Medium 
Wood, steel, iron, gold
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 4 3/4 x 1 in. ( 91.4 x 12.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Wooden sword cane with tapered shaft, carved eagle head handle with gold collar, and iron ferrule; steel blade.
Credit Line 
Gift of Worthington C. Ford
Object Number 
1916.12ab
Gallery Label 
Accession records state that the cane was used by Gordon Lester Ford.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group