Piqué cane

Unknown Maker, English, 17th century



Elephant ivory knob handle, silver collar, malacca shaft, replaced ferule.

Overall: 36 1/16 × 1 7/16 in. (91.6 × 3.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Judith D. and Charles H. Hood, Class of 1951



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



Object Name

Personal Gear: Cane

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Initialed, in piqué, on top of knob handle: R G; dated, in pique, around top side of handle: 1691 Numbered, in ballpoint ink, on yellow self-adhesive round label on ferule: 75; numbered, in ballpoint ink on white rectangular self-adhesive label printed "BUYER'S NUMBER" on ferule: 43

Course History

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023


Collected by Charles H. and Judith D. Hood, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, date unknown; given to present collection, 2016

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