Second half of the 19th century. 62" length. Large iron head with flared medially ridged tear shape point and open seam socket. Matching iron base piece. The dark wood haft with elaborate hair wrap including a conical base segment in red with black stripes. The upper segment red with a black band above the red tassel. Minor hair loss/matting only. Fine split cane warp flanking both segments. Head quite crisp with forged lamination seam. Wonderful well used character throughout. Fine large proportions and impressive example.