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French Smallsword

S000099_French_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1840-01-01 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 Azur enchères Cannes
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 10 Sale of October 21 2016
Hilt type1 Asymmetrical shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Floral Wreath Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2016-12-17
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 94.8 37.32 82.7 32.56 82.1 32.32
Max width(cm/In)1 10.40 4.09 2.12 0.83 2.49 0.98
Max thickness(cm/In)1 6.50 2.56 0.88 0.35 2.26 0.89
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.62 0.24 1.21 0.48
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.40 0.16 1.07 0.42
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.21 0.48 1.63 0.64
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.59 0.23 1.09 0.43
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Rounded triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Rounded triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.38 0lb 13oz -- -- 0.09 0lb 3oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Brown leather
Bronze -- Brass
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Trophy of arms 1/3rd blued and gilt Pearl
Warrior Trophy of arms Floral design
Flowers Floral design --
Lion's head Laurel crown --
Fronds -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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