Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Wood, metal, gold, stone
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 92.1 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Wooden cane with tapered, straight shaft; gold knob handle with engraved foliate decoration and inscriptions topped with inset faceted stone; metal ferrule.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Object Number 
1942.155
Marks 
engraved: on handle: "S.C. Ellis,/New York." engraved: on handle: "from H.H. Toland,/San Francisco."
Gallery Label 
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.
Creative: Tronvig Group