Cane handle

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Object Name: 
Cane handle
Accession Number: 
58.3.169
Dimensions: 
H: 5.7 cm, D (top): 2.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Opaque-translucent milkglass; probably free-blown, and enameled and gilded. Cylindrical part slightly flaring to rounded top; on the sides a gilded bird perched on a tree trunk with leaf sprays, and a large flower and leaf spray; on the top a monk standing in front of a building (cloister ?) and a palm-like tree; the colors are predominantly brownish-red, light blue and light green.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Arthur A. Jr., Source