Detail View: The AMICA Library: Hunting Sword

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.26.145.243
AMICA Library Year: 
2000
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
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 Date: 
ca. 1740-50
Creation Start Date: 
1740
Creation End Date: 
1750
Materials and Techniques: 
Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, leather
Classification Term: 
Arms
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: 
Context: 

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.

Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.aa26.145.243.R.tif