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 of the blade 90cm
- Country of manufacture
- court sword
- Barrel/ blade length
- 90 cm
- Overall Length
- 106 cm