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French Count's Smallsword

S000080_French_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Reference1 --
Outfit1 Court
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 2 bars Provenance1 Ebay
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 --
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Crown Condition1 Bad
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2016-06-26
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 75.3 29.65 61.5 24.21 0.0 0.00
Max width(cm/In)1 10.40 4.09 2.12 0.83 0.00 0.00
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.20 1.65 0.83 0.33 0.00 0.00
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.01 0.40 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.55 0.22 0.00 0.00
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.62 0.64 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.69 0.27 0.00 0.00
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.47 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.00 0lb 0oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel --
Bronze -- --
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Count's crown ? Trophy of arms --
Oak leaves Floral design --
Scrolls 3 mm ricasso --
Scrolls -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
This sword is very similar to another, silvered one, found here :


yet the golden version's blade has been greatly shortened, while the guard is narrower and missing the egyptian figure.

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