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Title Small sword pommel
Nationality French
Period c 1780
Price £60.00
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This little gem (1 & 3/4" high approx) is a relic of the Ancien Regime of France, contemporary with the later era of the American Revolutionary Wars. It is made of chiselled iron with a stippled mercury gilt finish. The rest of the hilt would have been en suite with the pommel and complete examples are now comparatively rare.

The relief ironwork has a russet finish and this may have been its original state, but I have also seen them with a polished finish.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Edged Weapons : Swords : French : 18th Century]

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