~ French Grotesque Masked Side Arm ~
Above the ricasso is a guard decorated with a grotesque mask. The spine is decorated with a similar grotesque mask that runs down into swirled etched patterns. Above this a few flower shaped etchings. The grip is made from ebonised wood with a repeated lined pattern.
The blade is stamped on both side with a fleur-de-lis.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 22.5 inches (57.1 cm) with the sword measuring 28 inches (71.1 cm) long overall. It weighs 512 g.
~ Condition ~
The blade is rusted with some pitting wear. The stamps on the blade have faded slightly. The grip is in good condition.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the sword can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard....Read full description
MakeFrench Grotesque Masked Side Arm
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