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Walking stick

Walking stick

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood, carved and polished, metal

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Agate

  • Museum number:

    T.6-1948

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The stick has a carved imago handle with a jester's head. Below it are carved in bands animals and human heads. The stick is carved with four spiralling snakes. The ferrule is metal.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wood, carved and polished, metal

Dimensions

Length: 93.8 cm, Depth: 5.3 cm handle

Object history note

The stick was thought to have once belonged to William Hogarth (1697-1764).

Descriptive line

A man's stick, 1800s, English; carved wood, heads and snakes, sailor's souvenir?

Materials

Wood; Metal

Techniques

Carving; Polishing

Categories

Accessories; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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