19th-century example dating to the period of Moroccan resistance to French conquest. Good heavy 9 1/4” s.e./d.e. blade, tool finished, of good quality which distinguishes these earlier examples. Wood hilt with base expansion and brass crest pommel. Brass scabbard with 4 chiseled silver overlays (fifth lacking) on the chiseled ground and flanked by chiseled bands. One side ring mount lacking. Classic fighting example with expected patina throughout.