Frankrijk - Cavalry - Combat - Sabel

Frankrijk - Cavalry - Combat - Sabel

A beautiful piece for your collection which is getting more and more rare!
Beautiful bronze mount called ‘à la chasseur’ (hunter’s style) with long tail cap and guard with three branches.
The guard includes round half ears, the quillon ends in roll.
The contours of the guard are underlined with a filet. The grip is covered with sheepskin and is in fairly good condition with filigree remains.
The 83 cm curved blade is with wide with hollow fuller, weathered with engravings representing coats of arms and flowers with gilding remains, no marking (see pictures).
A good flat-backed steel sheath, characteristic of the First Empire period, it features two rings on brass bracelets.
Made for an officer of Light Cavalry of the Grande Armée under Napoleon I.
Total length approx. 97 cm.
Length with sheath: 101 cm

Under the First Empire, the cavalry officers bought their service weapons. Used models varied in their décor, according to the fortune of each military.
Please take a good look at the pictures, they are part of the description
Thank you.
Shipping via Colissimo with insurance and signature required upon receipt.

Land van herkomst
Type wapen
Totale lengte
97 cm
Loop/lemmet lengte
83 cm
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