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French Helmeted Head Smallsword

S000113_French_Helmeted_Head_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

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 Stauffer Auktionen
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 983, March 18 2017
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Knight s helmet Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2017-06-03
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 92.4 36.38 77.1 30.35 82.5 32.48
Max width(cm/In)1 11.20 4.41 1.96 0.77 2.68 1.06
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.40 1.34 0.63 0.25 1.65 0.65
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.23 0.48 1.46 0.57
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.27 0.11 0.76 0.30
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.58 0.62 2.12 0.83
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.43 0.17 0.81 0.32
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Rounded rectangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Rounded rectangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.61 1lb 6oz -- -- 0.10 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Brass -- Brass
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Knight's head -- Striated button
Spider web -- Grooves
Man s portrait -- --
Flowers -- --
Floral design -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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