SABER OF OFFICER OF LIGHT CAVALRY said to the MARENGO Period 1st Empire, France XIXth

Frédéric Coridon

Description

SABER OF LIGHT CAVALRY OFFICER said to the MARENGO
Period 1st Empire, France XIXth
LT: 101cm - Length of saber: 98cm - L. of blade: 84.4cm


The handle in figurative stick is in gilded and chiseled bronze: the inverted quillons "à la Marengo" The branch is formed by a gutter.
The oval-shaped mumps are occupied on both of a palmette.
The ebony rocket is worked in a squared fashion. It is topped with a gilt brass pommel.

The blade, slightly curved, with a cutting edge and blued on the proximal part. It is adorned with a bundle of weapons, trophies, oak leaves and laurel. This set is made using the technique of etching. A few minor bites.

The gilded brass scabbard is embellished with two bail bracelets. They are each provided with a bail ring. The bowl is also in gilded brass.
It ends in a symmetrical dart with two iron volutes. A break has been the subject of an old brass restoration, and carried out in the rules of the art.

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

Condition Good condition
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