19th century. 6 1.2” broad s.e. blade with intricately scalloped back, inset with a cluster of brass and copper piques. Bright with original tool finish. Brass mounted hilt with bone and black horn segment scale grips. Red velvet covered scabbard with brass mounts. The velvet a working life replacement and the mounts secured with tacks. Right side with a mount for a leather belt loop, now replaced with a wire. Fine heavy proportions.