VÉNERIE DAGGER and its harness France, 1st Empire period

Frédéric Coridon

Description

VÉNERIE DAGGER and its harness
France, 1st Empire period
Iron, gilded bronze and ivory
Long. total: 62 cm; W.: 11.5 cm
Long. blade: 45.5 cm; Long. scabbard: 51 cm

The pommel and the guard are adorned with a chiseled decoration of zoomorphic and plant motifs made using the lost wax casting technique. The quillons depict two hunting dog heads, the cruise has a boar's head on one side and a stag's head on the other. The pommel is composed of friezes of foliated scrolls.
The ivory rocket is fluted.
The polished steel blade is straight, finished in a point, double-edged and animated by two gutters.

The scabbard is made of wood covered on the middle part with black leather. The yoke and the fastener are embellished with gilded bronze fittings. The bouterolle is incised with an arrow on one side and a set consisting of a quiver, a bow, a halberd and a snake for the other. It is mounted on a morocco harness covered with silver wire, edged with red braid, and held by a gilded bronze button depicting a wolf's head.

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

Condition Very good state
7400 €

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