Iron hilt of large proportions with indented oval or four lobe guard which was fashionable at the time. Straight cross guard nearly touching the shell with just vestigial arms of the guard between. Ovoid pommel. The guard pierced with scrolling foliage surrounding military arms, finished in relief both sides. Matching arms displays to the pierced pommel and quillon block. The cross guard and knuckle bow with reeded motif. Fine silver wire and tape wrapped grip. 31 5/8" "hollow" triangular blade, plain as made, shows smooth patina. Hilt elements bright with very slight frosty finish.