Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
Date 
1875-1900
Medium 
Wood, probably cherry; metal, ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 38 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 97.5 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft; ivory semi-crooked handle resembling a large claw; silver collar with chased C-scrolls and a rococo cartouche; and metal ferrule.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Marion R. Frank
Object Number 
1949.242b
Marks 
stamp: on collar: "STERLING/925"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this cane was owned by the donor's father, Edgar E. Frank, a New York City merchant.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group