18th-early 19th century. 25 1/2” curved blade of large undulating pattern watered steel. The cutting edge serrated its full length and the back scalloped to match. The tip divided into two separated blades emulating Zulfiqar, the sword of Muhammad, given to him by the archangel Gabriel. The left side with a chiseled seal and the right with a chiseled mythological fox like creature eating a fish, presumed to signify the victory of Islam over Christianity. Silver overlaid hilt with broad grip formed of chevrons echoing the blade pattern. Excellent for its age with some grain opening from lamination to the blade.