Object Place: England
Overall: 84.8 cm (33 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Beech, ivory, silver, brass, iron
Not On View
"Iohn Billing 1704" (engraved on silver band between handle and shaft)
By tradition, originally belonged to John Billing, an innkeeper of Watertown or Roxbury, Massachusetts, whose name is engraved on the ferrule; descended in his family to Percival Gilbert of Boston; purchased from Mr Gilbert in 1978.
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund