French Foil in the Merignac Design

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Title

French Foil in the Merignac Design

Description

French foil featuring a square guard, cord-wrapped grip, brass ferrules, and conical pommel. The design of the square guard often credited to French fencing master Merignac. "Made in France" and "5" (indicating the blade's length" marked on the blade's forte. Leather pad replaced by the current owner. Peened construction.

Rights

© Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Format

Steel, leather, wood, cord, brass
[All measurements in cm]
Overall length: 108.3
Blade: 89 long in front of guard, 1.1 x .7 thick at guard
Guard: 5.9 x 8.7
Grip: 14.8 long including ferrules, 1.5 x 1.2 thick at middle
Pommel: 4.3 long, 2.5 diameter at widest, 1.5 diameter at base
Weight: 357 grams

Identifier

2020.011

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Owner / Custodian

Antone Blair

Digitization Record

Digitized by Benjamin Bowles

Collection

Citation

“French Foil in the Merignac Design,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed February 27, 2021, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/102.

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