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Cane

Description

Polished brown/golden brown wood stick with brass tip; brown bone handle with scored grip; silver band with scrolling acanthus leaves; smaller silver band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900
Inscriptions
Engraved silver bands: 1. Wide oval band: ""John Ruskin/ Brantwood"" 2. Narrow band: ""C.E. Norton 1900"" 3. Makers marks on wide oval band: ""[lion passant; leopard's head; ""O""(this symbol dates to 1889-1900)] and [JD] (in square box - unable to identify maker's name) English marks
Location of origin
London, England
Material
bone (material)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Possibly London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
CANE
canes (walking sticks)
Men's personal gear
Silver
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1990.157
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
13416

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