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Object Name: Cane
Date: 1780-1793
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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
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Marks: Engraved on handle: "N*K"

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According to accession records, this cane was used by Nicholas Kouwvenhoven (d. 1793), grandfather of Maria Couwvenhoven, who married Egbert Benson (1789–1866).