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French Presidency Smallsword

S000010_French_Presidency_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 French Presidency
Min/Max date1 1848-12-20 - 1851-12-01 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Reference1 --
Outfit1 Court
Owner1
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Expertissim
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Aug 10 2014
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Globular, portraits Condition1 Medium
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2015-01-25
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 92.2 36.30 79.0 31.10 84.2 33.15
Max width(cm/In)1 10.00 3.94 1.69 0.67 2.87 1.13
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.60 1.42 0.80 0.31 1.89 0.74
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.59 0.23 1.03 0.41
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.39 0.15 0.83 0.33
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.17 0.46 1.65 0.65
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.56 0.22 1.11 0.44
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Rounded triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Rounded triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.38 0lb 13oz -- -- 0.07 0lb 2oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Bronze -- Copper
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Eagle 1/3rd blued and gilt Folliage
Laurel leaves Floral design Flowers
Oak leaves Trophy of arms Small side ring
Lion s heads -- --
Portrait of Athena -- --
Flowers -- --
Marks1 -- SHF ? --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
I like the parallel between this sword and the following, Restauration sword.

Presicendy smallsword Presicendy smallsword

This really shows the continuity in fashion, rulers notwhistanding.

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