Court or ceremonial sword for senior officers... - Lot 352 - Thierry de Maigret

Lot 352
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1800 - 2200 EUR
Court or ceremonial sword for senior officers... - Lot 352 - Thierry de Maigret
Court or ceremonial sword for senior officers or dignitaries, chased and gilded brass hilt, right crosspiece ending in two lion's heads, circular body knot decorated with the arms of France within a laurel wreath surmounted by the royal crown, spindle with two chased and gilded brass tigelles and fluted mother-of-pearl plates, pommel decorated with six fleurs-de-lys, each within a laurel wreath; blade with diamond-shaped cross-section, gilded and one-third blued, signed on the heel: "P. Knecht in Solingen"; brown velvet-covered wooden scabbard with three large gilded brass fittings, entirely engraved with foliage, cap knob chased with a heraldic helmet; length 94.5 cm. (Velvet very worn). Restoration period. Good condition.
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