Commemorative cane

Commemorative cane
Commemorative cane
Commemorative cane
Title
Commemorative cane
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Wood, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (93.3 x 3.8 x 6.4 cm)
Description 
Plaza Hotel doorknob.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number 
2010.24.122
Gallery Label 
When the Plaza Hotel was remodeled into apartments, many of the original artifacts were sold, including the brass door handles with Plaza insignia. Vancouver yacht maker and cane carver Ivan Wilson was commissioned to create a cane using the door knob as the handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group