Requires Photography

Cane

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.355 Length:

Accession Number

72.4342

Medium or Technique

Wood

Out on Loan

On display at The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, since June 15, 1988

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Light brown; knotty; glazed; small branch at top; somewhat cracked.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way