13 ½” s.e. blade encased at the forte in brass in the Ottoman style. The right side with cursive inscription and date 1823. Both sides with gray tool finish. Hilt cast in two pieces and decorated overall in floral pique work. Red velvet covered scabbard with plated chape and throat mount, each with large high relief mounts of classical Greek subjects. Large example with good age patina from repeated handling and use.