Wood, probably malacca; brass; silver
Overall: 37 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 95.6 x 3.8 cm )
engraving: on handle: "N*K"
Wooden cane with tapering shaft, silver handle and eyelets, and brass ferrule.
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.