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1975

  • Work on this object began.

1985

  • Work on this object ended.

1987

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Cane (USA), ca. 1980

This is a Cane. It was made by Tom O'Donovan. It is dated ca. 1980 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is mahogany (turned rosewood?), inlaid japsper, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by John B. Scholz. It is credited Gift of John B. Scholz in memory of Walter Scholz.

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  • Gift of Dr. Hilton Beck (MB Bch M.Med FRACGP).
  • s-e-2570

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 92.8 x 3.9 cm (36 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cane (USA), ca. 1980; Made by Tom O'Donovan ; mahogany (turned rosewood?), inlaid japsper, silver; H x diam.: 92.8 x 3.9 cm (36 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.); Gift of John B. Scholz in memory of Walter Scholz; 1987-97-3

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