Sword cane

Sword cane
Title
Sword cane
Date 
1780-1793
Medium 
Wood, probably malacca; brass; silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 37 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 95.6 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Wooden cane with tapering shaft, silver handle and eyelets, and brass ferrule.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1935.131
Marks 
engraving: on handle: "N*K"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this cane was used by Nicholas Kouwvenhoven (d. 1793), grandfather of Maria Couwvenhoven, who married Egbert Benson (1789-1866).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group