Wood, probably mahogany; ivory; brass, steel
Overall: 36 1/2 x 2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 92.7 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm )
Wooden cane with tapering shaft; ivory knob handle carved with head of man (Henry Clay); engraved gilt brass collar; and steel ferrule.
Gift of Miss Adelaide Mills, M.D.
engraving: on collar: "ZOPHAR MILLS FROM J.L. TAYLOR"
According to accession records, the cane was used by Zophar Mills (1809-1887). The cane handle is supposedly the head of Henry Clay (1777-1852).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.