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Hunting Sword of Prince Camillo Borghese (1775–1832)

Maker: François Pirmet (French, Paris, recorded 1779–1818)
Goldsmith: Antoine-Modeste Fournera (French, Paris, documented 1806–17)
Date: 1809–13
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Silver-gilt, steel, leather, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: L. with scabbard 27 in. (68.6 cm); Wt. with scabbard 1 lb. 10 oz. (737 g); L. of sword 25 7/16 in. (64.6 cm); W. of hilt 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm); L. of blade 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm); W. of blade 1 3/16 in. (3 cm); L. of scabbard 21 3/8 in. (54.3 cm)
Classification: Swords-Hunting
Credit Line: Purchase, The Sulzberger Foundation, Inc. and David G. Alexander Gifts, and Bequest of Stephen V. Grancsay, by exchange, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.136

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