Emanuel Pioté (Austrian, 1781–1865); Jacob H. Köchert (Austrian, 1795–1868)
Steel, gold, enamel, agate, wood, leather
L. 27 in. (68.58 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1948 (48.26)
This richly decorated sword was made for one of the counts Hoyos-Sprinzenstein. His enameled coat of arms surmounts the lion-headed pommel. The scabbard locket is inscribed "Pioté et Köchert," the leading Viennese jewelers of the nineteenth century.