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French 1st Empire Smallsword

S000089_French_1st_Empire_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

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Period1 French First Empire
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1815-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Military Reference1 --
Outfit1 Court
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Anderson & Garland
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 June 16 2016
Hilt type1 Asymmetrical shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Rectangular
Pommmel type1 Lion's head Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-10-14
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 86.5 34.06 75.7 29.80 81.4 32.05
Max width(cm/In)1 11.00 4.33 2.03 0.80 3.09 1.22
Max thickness(cm/In)1 6.10 2.40 0.48 0.19 1.78 0.70
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.07 0.42 1.57 0.62
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.19 0.07 0.76 0.30
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.54 0.61 2.00 0.79
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.28 0.11 0.73 0.29
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Rounded rectangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Rounded rectangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.41 0lb 14oz -- -- 0.12 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Brown leather
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Angel -- Lines
Carriage -- Vines
Flowers -- --
Athena's head -- --
Fronds -- --
Green Man ? -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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