Professional walking sticks were designed for professionals such as doctors who wanted to carry a small assortment of medical supplies or tools. This particular cane has a filter on the end that screws off and scents can be added to the small sponge in the chamber. This stick was used for smelling in the sick ward in hospitals. Also, aromatic powders could be inhaled as a method of prevention contagion while treating patients at hospitals as well. This is an amazing stick and a piece of medical history as well! This stick measures 30 1/4" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2". The handle is 1" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2". The ferrule is 1 1/2" as well. Exotic wood shaft. You can now buy this painting with Art Money, a service we offer our most valued clients. Art Money will give you a 10 month, interest free loan of up to $50,000 so you can buy the art you love.