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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "A French (Dieppe) carved ivory and steel sword"
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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
third quarter 19th century, the blade engraved at the hilt end with a stag and arabesques, the cross-guard carved as twin adorsed dolphins, beneath a velvet wrapped and studded baluster hilt, the pommel with foliate carved finial above cabochon carved cylinder; the scabbard front profusely carved in relief with a crown, an armorial, a winged female herm, a profile bust of Francis I and a Bacchic mask, all within scrolling foliate carved borders, the scabbard reverse with velvet covering.
|Height||79.50 cm||(31.30 inches)|
Wick Antiques Ltd
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park