Ivory grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann / Hunting Sword / ca. 1740-50Ivory grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
Hunting Sword
ca. 1740-50

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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
Rights: http://www.metmuseum.org/

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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