Smallsword with Scabbard

Sword maker Master GG French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376

An example of the highest quality Parisian goldsmiths' work, the hilt is decorated with figures of the Classical deities Mars, Minerva, Jupiter, and Hercules, and the personifications of Justice and Prudence.

Smallsword with Scabbard, Master GG (French, active Paris, ca. 1774), Gold, steel, wood, fish skin, French, Paris

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