French Dueling Sword

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Title

French Dueling Sword

Subject

Sword

Description

Sharp French dueling sword. Shagreen grip with one strand of twisted piano wire and two single, untwisted steel strands. Clamshell guard dished in shape with decorative perforations. Octagonally faceted pommel. Lightly inscribed or worn "Coulaux & Cie Klingenthan" maker's mark on blade forte. Brown leather pad added by owner.

Rights

© Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Format

Dueling sword. Steel, steel wire, wood, shagreen, leather. Overall length: 42.25 in. Blade 34.25 in. long, .625 in. wide at forte. Guard 4 in. height, 3.25 in. width. Grip 5.625 in. long, 2.75 in. circumference at middle. Pommel 2.125 in. long, 1 in. diameter at widest. Weight 392 grams.

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

2019.03.002

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Owner / Custodian

Loaned for digitization by Eric Haas

Digitization Record

Digitized by Benjamin Bowles ; Cataloged by Benjamin Bowles

Collection

Citation

“French Dueling Sword,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed December 2, 2022, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/59.

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