KING'S BODYGUARD SABER, MODEL 1814, RESTORATION.
France 19th century.
Steel, brass, leather.
L. Total : 110cm - L. of the saber : 107cm - L. of the blade : 92,7 cm.
Gilded brass guard, with four branches forming a shell decorated with the Arms of France under a royal crown and on a background of trophy flags and branches of oak and laurel. Wooden handle covered with shagreen and a double filigree of braided silver.
Plate stamped "B" under fleur-de-lys. The trigger guard is stamped with a fleur de lys and the top with a "B".
Blade with hollow sides engraved with a trophy of arms, two fleur-de-lis and the inscription "GARDES DU CORPS DU ROI" on one side, and, on the other side of a trophy of the Arms of France and the sun shining with his face. Back engraved " Manufacture Royale du Klingenthal septembre 1814 ". It is stamped at the heel with the "B" under star of the inspector E.L. Borson, August 1814 to September 1816.
First model black patent leather scabbard with three gilt bronze fittings decorated with lines, all stamped with a B and a star, with two carrying rings.
Fairly good condition.
Reference : 1058
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Delevery information :
All items are sent by registered mail, insured.
Rates on request.
Delivery and installation possible.
4 800 €
4 800 €