Commemorative cane

Commemorative cane
Commemorative cane
Commemorative cane
Commemorative cane
Title
Commemorative cane
Date 
ca. 1800
Medium 
Malacca, ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 34 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (86.4 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm)
Description 
Washington, Napoleon, Lafayette.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number 
2010.24.7
Gallery Label 
This ivory carved cane alludes to Franco-American friendship. It features George Washington, Napoleon Bonaparte, and the Marquis de Lafayette. The shaft is Malacca, the wood of choice for canes of the elite in the 1790s and early 1800s.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group