French Epee

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Title

French Epee

Subject

Sword

Description

Left-handed G. Pion epee with cord-wrapped grip. Guard, ferrules, and pommel exhibit evidence of previous nickel plating. Guard's interior was likely also painted or enameled. G. Pion's lion makers mark at the forte of the blade, and "G. Pion Paris" also stamped on a facet of the pommel. Pommel had slotted insert for attachment on the tang.

Creator

G. Pion

Rights

© Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Format

Steel, nickel plating, brass, wood, cord, canvas, leather, horsehair
[All measurements in cm]
Overall length: 109.8
Blade: 88.3 long in front of guard, 2.3 x .9 thick at guard
Guard: 13.5 diameter, 5 depth
Grip: 15.3 long including ferrules, 1.5 x 1.3 thick at middle
Pommel: 5.3 long, 2.6 diameter at widest (perpendicular to facets), 1.7 diameter at base
Weight: 533 grams

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

2020.03.001

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Owner / Custodian

Loaned for digitization by Antone Blair

Digitization Record

Digitized by Benjamin Bowles ; Cataloged by Benjamin Bowles

Collection

Citation

G. Pion, “French Epee,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed December 2, 2022, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/103.

Item Relations

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