Item #: 1002-117 -- An Unidentified Sword in European Style -- $175.00
An unidentified sword, possibly Chinese or Southeast Asian, in European style. The blade of flattened triangular section. The hilt with hardwood grip and brass mounts. The guard, ecusson, ferrule and bolsters filed from a single solid block of brass. The pommel likewise. An interesting and unusual weapon and a fine candidate for further research. Overall GC; the blade darkly patinated and showing good age, with moderate pitting and slightly rolled tip. The grip with an age crack from shrinkage but all tight and intact. Overall 74.6 cm., blade 61.6 cm.