France - court sword - Sword

Description
France - court sword - Sword
Good

An exquisite French smallsword - France, 1st halff 18th century, late Louis XIV reign, Louis XV reign

Double edged straight blade with engravings both sides.
The blade is longer than usual for a smallsword (90cm). The proportions of this smallsword is more relative to a rapier than an 18th century smallsword.
Bronze mount with openwork on the guard.
Copper filigree wire on the grip. The wire is a bit loose at the middle of the grip.
The guard has a slight movement.

Length 106cm
Length of the blade 90cm
Weight 634gr

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Sub-type
court sword
Weapon-type
Sword
Condition
Good
Barrel/ blade length
90 cm
Overall Length
106 cm
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