Sword of the model of the swords of academy of the Restoration period, offered to André Damien, on the occasion of his election to the Academy of moral sciences.
Gilded and chased brass mounting. Rocket with mother-of-pearl plates, decorated on the front with the motif of "Isis Pharia", reinforced on the sides with gilded brass plates decorated with a semis of stars.
Pommel chased with shells and a flower.
Branch of guard chiselled of foliage, flowers, with flowery quillon curved downwards. Openwork shell chased with spider web and peacock feathers.
Triangular blade engraved in thirds with flowers, signed at the heel "SHF".
Black leather scabbard, with cap engraved on the back "Sword of André Damien offered by François Parmentier, December 12, 1994".
Missing the bolt and the lower part of the scabbard.
Length : 93 cm.
A.B.E. Restoration period.