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Cane

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood, varnished; silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Lady Beerbohm

  • Museum number:

    T.217-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The cane is made of honeysuckle wood, left rough and varnished. The silver rondel is plain with hallmarks. The ferrule is metal

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wood, varnished; silver

Dimensions

Length: 87.0 cm, Circumference: 8.0 cm widest part of handle

Object history note

The owner of this cane was Sir Max Beerbohm (1872-1956), the English essayist, caricaturist and master of a polished prose style. It was possibly handed down from a relative as he would have been 10 years old when the cane was made (it is hallmarked 1882)

Descriptive line

M, 1882, English; Honeysuckle wood, silver rondel, metale ferrule; owned by Max Beerbohm.

Materials

Honeysuckle wood; Silver; Metal

Techniques

Varnishing

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Men's clothes; Woodwork

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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