Sometimes called an axe-knife, this example is all iron and incorporates the very rare feature of a recurved cross guard. 30 ¾” total length with tapered tubular haft (extremely rarely encountered) decorated in faux Damascus pattern. The blade finely forged and decorated overall in in panels of birds in foliage on a calligraphy matrix. The borders accented in silver with remnants remaining. Companion to FNS8220 and FNS8222 and the only example of this form we have encountered including our full research facilities.