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Belgian Court Smallsword

S000081_Belgian_Ivory_Grip_Court_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1860-01-01 - 1880-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author s collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1 Court
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 2 bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, July 02 2016
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Globular, scrolls Condition1 Very good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2016-07-02
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 96.6 38.03 79.7 31.38 81.6 32.13
Max width(cm/In)1 11.30 4.45 1.36 0.54 2.60 1.02
Max thickness(cm/In)1 6.90 2.72 0.56 0.22 1.88 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 -- -- 0.89 0.35 1.44 0.57
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.21 0.08 0.91 0.36
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.14 0.45 1.60 0.63
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.39 0.15 0.96 0.38
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Rectangle Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.55 1lb 3oz -- -- 0.11 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Ivory Steel Black leather
Bronze -- Bronze
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Bronze spiral 23 mm ricasso Floral design
Lion and crown -- Grid
Oak leaves -- Scrolls
Laurel leaves -- --
Floral design -- --
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Marks1 -- Circled H --
-- Circled S --
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Hilt inscription1 A. Jansen brevete
Blade inscription1 Act Jansen 5 rue de la Montange ? Bruxelles
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
A sword with a similar shell can be found on a picture of Nicolas Laloux-Delfosse, provincial clerk from 1860 to 1874.

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