Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Very similar sword grips of ivory, carved with fanciful rococo ornament of shells and waves, are recorded in the prince-elector of Bavaria’s armory in the 1740s.
Date: about 1740
Culture: German, possibly Munich
Medium: Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, wood, leather
Dimensions: L. 29 1/2 in. (74.93 cm) Wt. 1 lb. 2 oz. (510 gm)
Source: Metropolitam Museum of Art