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French Louis-Philippe Era Smallsword

S000014_French_Louis-Philippe_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 July Monarchy (Louis-Philippe)
Min/Max date1 1830-08-09 - 1848-02-26 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 Naturabuy
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Aug 27 2014
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Portrait of Athena Condition1 Good
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 89.5 35.24 76.8 30.24 81.0 31.89
Max width(cm/In)1 10.90 4.29 1.80 0.71 2.35 0.93
Max thickness(cm/In)1 5.70 2.24 0.88 0.35 2.59 1.02
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.71 0.28 1.05 0.41
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.33 0.13 1.00 0.39
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.08 0.43 1.51 0.59
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.59 0.23 1.24 0.49
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Circular
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Circular
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.39 0lb 14oz -- -- 0.07 0lb 2oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Bronze -- Bronze
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Features1 Rooster Acid etching Ferns
Ball Floral design Geometrical design
Flags Trophy of arms --
Laurel leaves -- --
Oak leaves -- --
Dog s head -- --
Marks1 -- SHF --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
The rooster, again prominent during Louis-Philippe's reign, allows for an approximate dating of this sword.

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