17 ½” length of short sword proportions. Flattened diamond section blade with inset brass medial flanked by crescents and decorated with punches. Elegant hilt of alternate ivory and black horn segments with brass dividers. The base haunched and the top fluted or ribbed. Tapered grip incised with spiral “wrap” motif. Leather covered wood scabbard with six scalloped edge banded brass segments finely punch decorated. Scabbard slightly shrunk and tip damaged, otherwise complete. Shows great age with deep patina and other signs of age throughout. Superior quality and unparalleled character.