19th century. 8 1/4" clipped point blade with tool finish cutting edge, in original preservative. Tinned diamond shaped guard. One piece natural antler grip with double point terminal. Black leather covered scabbard, the face with crenelated brass bordered wire work panels incorporating four colored "stone" mounts and twelve other "stones." This treatment is as found on the finest kukris suggesting a Himalayan origin, probably Nepal, for this example.