Fauchard of the Bodyguard of Cardinal Scipione Borghese-Caffarelli (1576–1633)
Steel, copper, gold, silver, wood, textile
L. 113 3/4 in. (288.93 cm)
Bequest of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1954
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
Marking: On the blade: the arms of Camillo, Cardinal Borghese, afterwards Pope Paul V, ensigned with the Papal badge (keys and tiara): azure, a demi-dragon or, a chief of the Empire (gold, an eagle [or demi-eagle] displayed sable, crowned of first); above, crown with palm and olive branch.
Ex. coll.: Borghese, Rome, Italy; Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant.