Large proportions with 33 1/2" broad, broad fullered curved blade, crisp and bright with superficial staining only. Large bronze hilt, formerly gilt, with crowned rampant lions motif to the right shell guard and lion passant on the reverse. Finely chiseled hound's head quillon. Basket form guard with medial swell motifs to the bars. Spirally fluted bronze grip and finely chiseled hound's head pommel with articulated tongue. Dating to the War of Spanish Succession and alliance with France in war with the Turks. A magnificent example!