Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
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 )
Description 
Wooden sword cane with tapering straight shaft encasing etched blade; circular brass plate on top; engraved gold band; horn ferrule.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Stuyvesant Fish
Object Number 
1942.232ab
Marks 
engraved: on collar: "P.G. Stuyvesant"
Gallery Label 
This cane was owned by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant (1778-1847), a founder of the New-York Historical Society.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group