Scottish Rebellion period. See Neumann 241.s for a near identical example dated 1725-50. Especially large proportions with well-rounded hilt of rounded bars and scalloped edge panels pierced with hearts and circles. The left side with an oval rein aperture. Wire wrapped black leather covered grip with turban form terminal mounts. 39" broad and narrow fullered blade with long false edge. The right side inscribed ANDREA FERARA. Uniform aging throughout with frosty brown patina to the hilt. The blade with mottled glossy patina mixed with as few isolates smooth black stained areas. Particularly large example made for mounted use.