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French Court Smallsword

S000114_French_Court_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 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 982, March 18 2017
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Helmeted head Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2017-06-03
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 88.5 34.84 75.4 29.69 76.4 30.08
Max width(cm/In)1 10.10 3.98 1.76 0.69 0.33 0.13
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.50 1.77 0.69 0.27 2.13 0.84
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.93 0.37 1.69 0.67
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.22 0.09 0.88 0.35
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.47 0.58 2.25 0.89
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.46 0.18 1.39 0.55
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Rounded rectangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Rounded rectangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.47 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.15 0lb 5oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Brass -- Brass
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Warrior's head 1/3rd blued and gilt Leaves
Victory Trophy of arms Floral design
Trophy of arms Floral design Diamond pattern
Lion's head -- --
Flowers -- --
Floral design -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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