French, possibly Tours. The hilt elements each pierced with lattice floral junctions and cartouches with relief displays of urns with botanical arrangements, ten in all. Silver tape and wire wrapped grip. 35” d.e. blade of flattened diamond section with rounded face forte, decorated with foliage tendrils, drum and flag military splays and figure of goddess, Athena, with sword raised in one hand and the olive branch in the other. The ricasso with remnants of gold ground.