Second half of the 19th century. 8 1/2" broad asymmetrical blade with medial ridge. Bright sharpened edges, the field with original black forged finish. Black horn hilt with broad brass and gray stone laminated segments. Spurred stone pommel cap with bronze central spike. Leather scabbard elaborately decorated with multi colored narrow stitched leather bands. Original broad shoulder strap with applied frame formerly displaying the owner's name. Iron buckle and belt tip intact. Aging as expected including some shrinkage of the horn.