A Very Fine French Chiselled Iron Hilt With Gold Inlay Small Sword, 38” overall. 31” hollow ground blade engraved with scrolls and trophies. Blued steel and gold inlaid hilt comprising double shell guard inlaid with marshall and musical trophies, downturned quillon inlaid with bands of foliage, quillon-block, knuckleguard and pommel all en suite with the shell. Grip bound with silver ribbons inlaid with gold studs and twisted silver wire terminals.
An exquisitely fine sword in very good condition