Second half of the 19th century. 4 ¾” curved blade, the ricasso marked G. JOH. BERG ESKILSTUNA, (partially weak as struck). Lobed fighting guard and hand carved ebony grip decorated with carved sea serpents both sides. Original plated scabbard decorated with foliage on gold ground. The quality of decoration rivals the fine etched and gilt Toledo Spain work of the period. The Blade with cursive name Hartley Stauby shows smooth gray patina. The scabbard with crisp decoration and considerable gold remaining
Stock Number: A2950

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