Silver overlaid hilt with intricate relief decoration throughout, stylized foliage as was popularized after the reign of Shah Jahan ended in 1658. Persian blade, 29 ½” length with single fuller, raised forte and raised false edge. Composed of meandering pattern watered steel with stipple decoration. The right side with a maker’s or owner’s seal. The left with geometric panels. Blade of heavy original section, with surface with light texture and could be re-polished and etched if desired. Fine character with unmistakable pattern as it is.