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Creator Name: Deutschmann, Joseph
Creator Nationality: European; Northern European; German
Creator Role: Maker
Creator Dates/Places: 1717-1787
Creator Name-CRT: Ivory grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
Title: Hunting Sword
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1740
Creation End Date: 1750
Creation Date: ca. 1740-50
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Arms
Materials and Techniques: Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, leather
Dimensions: L. 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 26.145.243
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Similar sword grips of ivory, carved with fanciful Rococo ornament of shells and waves and attributed to Deutschmann, are recorded in the prince-elector of Bavaria's armory in the 1740s.
AMICA ID: MMA_.26.145.243
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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