A 19th cen. European shortsword with double edged pointy blade decorated with gild etching throughout on both sides. Pierced and chiseled steel guard and pommel with gilt stars. Wooden grip wrapped in original twisted steel wire. Stitched leather scabbard with silver-plated brass chape and throat. Overall length is 38 in., 98 cm. Blade length is 30.5 in., 77 cm.
Very good condition.