Iron hilt with asymmetrical shell guards, large loops arms and olive form pommel. Silver encrusted throughout, the shells with mythological scenes including a queen or goddess on a throne giving audience to particularly animated figures, evidently specific to an epic tale. The animated figure repeated on the quillon block and scrolling foliage throughout. The pommel and knuckle bow with expected wear. The shells and quillon block well preserved. Silver wire wrapped grip. 32 5/8” blade of diamond section with flattened diamond forte, the outer facets double fuller and the center with brass scrolling foliate inlay.