French Epee

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Title

French Epee

Description

French epee with clamshell guard and helical-shaped grip. Prior evidence of nickel plating on the guard, ferrules, and pommel. Grip wrapped in alternating strands of twisted and untwisted brass wire. Pommel peened on. "J. H. Lau & Co New York" makers mark on the blade's forte.

Creator

J. H. Jau & Co.

Rights

© Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Format

Steel, nickel plating, wood, brass, brass wire
[All measurements in cm]
Overall length: 106
Blade: 87 long in front of guard, 1.3 x .8 thick at guard
Guard: 9 x 10
Grip: 14.8 long including ferrules, 1.9 x 1.7 thick at middle
Pommel: 4 long, 2.4 diameter at widest, 1.7 diameter at base
Weight: 422 grams

Identifier

2020.012

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Owner / Custodian

Antone Blair

Digitization Record

Digitized by Benjamin Bowles

Collection

Citation

J. H. Jau & Co., “French Epee,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed February 27, 2021, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/100.

Item Relations

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