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Hunting Sword, ca. 1740–50
Ivory grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann (1717–1787)
German (possibly Munich)
Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, leather
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Similar sword grips of ivory, carved with fanciful Rococo ornament of shells and waves and attributed to Deutschmann, are recorded as being in the prince-elector of Bavaria’s armory in the 1740s.