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1971.955 (RS117909)

Description

Tapering cylindrical shaft terminating in a brass ferrule; shaped ivory grip with a black dot inlaid at the top; brass six-sided "eye" through shaft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
CANE
canes (walking sticks)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1971.955
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5693

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