Fine example with 22" slender serpentine blade incised with four fullers flanking punched decoration. The back with fine cabled gold work, heavy and complete. Hide wrapped ribbed grip and pommel of two black horn prongs. Leather worn and a little tattered. Small blemishes to the horn. A number of these are preserved in the Topkapi Satayi. The indigenous weapon of the Black Sea area. The gold decoration of the blade distinguishes this example for quality and state of preservation.