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Vienna imperial court sword - 1st third of XIX th century - Blade with inscription "Vive le Roi"

  1. 740,00 €

    Out of stock

Very beautiful court sword. Vienna armouries showing double headed eagle, bordered by laurel and oak leaves.
Mother of pearl of handle is adorned by transversal stripes and an allegory of victory.
Original goldplating on handle, blue and gold blade with inscription "Vive le Roi", in french!
Quillon is a dog head(?), lion head as pommel. Bear head on branch...quite original.
Could be used by Franz I, father of Marie Louise or Franz Josef, husband of Sissi.
Length 96 cm, blade 84 cm. We add, to allow to use it, a new made scabbard, brass is quite new and colour will turn darker after a while to be more assorted with goldplated sword.