Iron hilt with asymmetrical shell guards, each with a sprung in a shell with a central medallion of a bird flanked by a pierced lattice. Faceted knuckle bow and pommel. Wire wrapped grip with turban form terminals. 34 ¾” blade including the ricasso which is struck with a maker’s mark. The blade of diamond section flattened for the first third. Thar area with scrolling foliage, The ricasso with a Latin inscription in three lines, each side. At that time Piedmont, in the northwest, bordering France and Switzerland was part of the Kingdom of Sardinia, with Turin as its capital.
Stock Number: FNS10151

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