Variant form. 17th century or earlier. All iron with tapered medial ridged blade, pierced along the back for ornaments with crescent form tip and cleft base. Elongated figure eight form guard as found on kondas. Iron hilt with cylindrical grip and triple layer disk pommel with a captive noise making ring. Blade mounted in an elaborately scalloped and fretted support as found on firangis. Shows great age with much smooth original finish mixed with rusting. The top two pommel plates with minor erosion to the edges. 33 1/8" total length.