Featuring 28 ½” curved single-edged blade with broad full-length fuller; the upper third with
gold-filled engravings depicting a mounted hussar with saber and other various
decorations. Brass stirrup hilt with single scroll quillon and long, narrow double langets; the
knuckle bow joining the capstan pommel, with integral backstrap. Wood grip with leather
cover and strands of alternating twisted and straight brass wire wrap. No Scabbard. From
a large European collection of French Napoleonic era firearms and edged weapons. Very good
condition, the metal cleaned, as is typical of European collections. Engravings quite clear
and retain most of the gold filling. Overall length 33 3/4″.