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Belgian Smallsword Rene Steens

S000095_Belgian_Smallsword_Rene_Steens_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 20th Century
Min/Max date1 1912-01-01 - 1945-01-01 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Salle de vente Rops, Namur
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 2502, Sale of October 14 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 René Steens
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Busy Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-12-17
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 92.5 36.42 77.7 30.59 78.8 31.02
Max width(cm/In)1 11.40 4.49 1.71 0.67 2.57 1.01
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.30 1.69 0.54 0.21 2.12 0.83
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.05 0.41 1.54 0.61
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.28 0.11 1.07 0.42
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.39 0.55 1.77 0.70
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.36 0.14 0.95 0.37
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Rounded rectangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.47 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.11 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Caduceus Acid etching Floral design
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Flowers Trophy of arms --
Red felt washer Winged head --
Lizards 50 mm ricasso --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 René Steens 1 rue Paul Lauters, Bruxelles
Information source 1 Author

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