France, 2nd Restoration (1815-1830) – Louis-Philippe
Infantry officer's sabre for the National Guard, model 1821.
Mount of gilt molten brass (remains of gilding) with
secondary branch, buttcap with bead and dome head button, with short
tail at the edge of bay leaves. Stringed grip covered
with black sheepskin filigree with sixteen turns of golden brass threads. Arched
joining arch with chiselled middle ring of flowers (with clearance
at the joining of the buttcap).
Oval tray and curved crossguard ending in a flower and small leaves in line (twisted crossguard).
Beautiful old curved blade of re-use
stained with traces of rust blooms in some parts, with two
grooves and round back, engraved in etching with arms trophy and
floral patterns, blued and gold.
On the rain-guard, signature "A.K" in a
golden cartridge. Black leather sheath with two brass fittings
shield-shaped button chape. (Leather damage, seam
is open 20 cm, the chape and tip separated from the leather).
Preserved in quite good condition. In the condition in which it was found.
81.5 cm (Blade 68 cm).
- Country of manufacture
- Weapon Type
- Sabre d’officier d’infanterie modèle 1821 pour la garde nationale Louis Philippe 2nd restauration
- Overall Length
- 815 mm
- Barrel/ blade length
- 680 mm