Object Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
88.9 cm (35 in.)
Medium or Technique
Whalebone, whale ivory, baleen, abalone shell
George Putnam Model Ship Gallery (Gallery LG28)
Walking stick with round whale ivory handle inlaid with abalone, leading to squared section of whalebone shaft embellished with inlaid baleen and abalone shell diamonds, whales, circles, weapons, and other ornaments in various materials, above rounded section of shaft tapering to point at end.
"539" written in white ink ner tip.
Purchased by the donor in 1993 from Michael German Antiques, London.
Gift of Lewis P. Cabot