Wood, metal, gold, stone
Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 92.1 x 4.1 cm )
Wooden cane with tapered, straight shaft; gold knob handle with engraved foliate decoration and inscriptions topped with inset faceted stone; metal ferrule.
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
engraved: on handle: "S.C. Ellis,/New York." engraved: on handle: "from H.H. Toland,/San Francisco."
According to the inscription engraved on the handle, this cane was presented by H.H. Toland of San Francisco to Dr. Samuel Corp Ellis of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.