Walking-stick

Object Number: 
1942.232ab
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Wood, possibly ebony; gold; brass; steel; horn
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 92.1 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on collar: "P.G. Stuyvesant"
Description: 
Wooden sword cane with tapering straight shaft encasing etched blade; circular brass plate on top; engraved gold band; horn ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
This cane was owned by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant (1778-1847), a founder of the New-York Historical Society.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Stuyvesant Fish
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group