European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
State Partisan for an Officer of the Guard of the Sleeve of King Louis XIV of FranceMade in France, Europe
Artist/maker unknown, French
Original wooden shaft covered with velvet; brass nails; brass cap at bottom of shaft; pierced, chased, blued, silvered, and gilded iron alloy; probably original tassel of textile threads
1977-167-406Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977
LabelThis state partisan was made for an officer of the Garde de la Manche (Guard of the Sleeve) of King Louis XIV France (reigned 1643 to 1715).
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