Rare French Marshal's sword, model 1817 .fuse...

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Rare French Marshal's sword, model 1817 .fuse...

Rare French Marshal's sword, model 1817
.fuse decorated on all sides with mother-of-pearl plates separated by chiselled chopsticks in foliage friezes.
Spherical gilded and chiselled brass pommel decorated with palmettes, friezes of laurel and enhanced with fleur-de-lys at the base. Guard with two hexagonal mumps, plain on the reverse and richly decorated on the obverse with the great arms of France encircled by the necklaces of the Orders of Saint Michael and the Holy Spirit.
Straight, flared quillons, decorated with buried spindles, with plain ends.
Fine straight blade, with a median edge from the third, ending in a tapered point.
Richly engraved, gilded and blued in the third, decorated with a cartouche edged with laurel friezes marked "VIVE LE ROI", trophies of arms, marshals' batons tied with a ribbon, an antique helmet and palmettes
.

Signed on one side " MANUF ROYALE KLINGENTHAL COULAUX FRERES " and " MANCEAUX PARIS RUE DES Gds AUGUSTINS n° 5 " on the other.
Steel scabbard decorated with a brass fleur-de-lys seedling, with two decorative brass trimmings connected by two rods held together by flowered rivets (one missing). Chappe chiselled with foliage, lion's head and garlands, decorated with enamelled gold marshal batons, tied with a silver ribbon, engraved on the back " MANCEAUX RUE DES GRANDS AUGUSTINS N° 5 PARIS. Bouterolle decorated en suite, adorned with a silver plated motif of a victory crowning a trophy of arms.
Length: 87 cmB.
E. Restoration period
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According to the family tradition, this sword could come from Marshal Marmont.

History:
This sword is called the "1817 model of the Marshal of France" mainly under the influence of Christian Ariès and Michel Pétard who presented and described this type of sword in detail in Book 22 (1974
).

It is true that the shape of the weapon is undeniably that of a sword.
However, it is interesting to note that it is described in 1822 by Colonel Ga















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