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 Chinese Saber Qianlong Period Dao

Chinese Saber Qianlong Period Dao

( ID: 300 )

A very rare complete sword dating to the mid 18th century. This example is from the reign of the Qianlong Emperor and reflects the design and aesthetics of early Chinese swords.  The blade of this example is particularly rare. With ridges on each side the style is associated with a style popularized by general Qi Jiguang in the late Ming, referred to as Qijiadao -Qi family sabers. This form of blade is commonly associated with Japanese blades but the Japanese form is origi...

Superb 18th C. Indian Mughal Katar Dagger with excellent wootz and original scabbard

Superb 18th C. Indian Mughal Katar Dagger with excellent wootz and original scabbard

( ID: id756 )

This antique weapon is a very fine example of an original condition 18th century Indian Mughal katar dagger. The item features its original scabbard with matching iron mount. The blade dis-plays very fine chisel work and a very sturdy and rich wootz pattern.  The full piece extends 17 inches overall, while the blade reaches 9 inches with its armor piercing tip in tact. Developed in India, wootz steel features a pattern of sheets of micro carbides within a tem-pered martensite or pearlite...

Excellent 18th C. Ottoman Turkish Wootz Court Dagger Dirk

Excellent 18th C. Ottoman Turkish Wootz Court Dagger Dirk

( ID: id746 )

A fine original example of a 19th C. Ottoman Court Dagger. This example is mounted with a carved watered steel wootz blade and is mounted with a silver and coral handle.   Overall length is 16", blade is 11". ...

Excellent 19th C. Tibetan Sword Ke-Tri mounted in gilded iron with hairpin damascus

Excellent 19th C. Tibetan Sword Ke-Tri mounted in gilded iron with hairpin damascus

( ID: cs753 )

A very good example an 19th C. Tibetan sword. This type is called a Ke-Tri and this one is mounted fully in carved iron, with some gilding remaining.  The scabbard is mounted with three large corals and one is mounted on the handle as well. The handle was at some point wrapped in velvet but this is quite old at this point and matches the sword itself. The blade is a really excellent type with a deep damascus hairpin folding pattern that is quite vivid and uncommonly strong for these types o...

Fine 19th C. Wootz Indian Tiger Tooth Dagger

Fine 19th C. Wootz Indian Tiger Tooth Dagger

( ID: id747 )

A good example of a 19th C. Indian watered steel dagger called a tiger tooth due to the shape of the pommel. This example has a powerful blade with good visible Persian style wootz of good contrast. Overall length is 12", blade is 7"  ...

Fine Antique 18th C.  Model 1765 Austrian Infantry NCO Sword Saber Hanger

Fine Antique 18th C. Model 1765 Austrian Infantry NCO Sword Saber Hanger

( ID: es754 )

An uncommonly fine condition example of a Model 1765 Austrian Infantry NCOs sword. This example is in excellent condition with a fine origina patina on the brass and the matching scabbard, which has shrunk from age. The blade is decorated with Central European symbols and Oriental style motifs, very common to Austrian and Hungarian swords of that time period.   Overall length is 29" , blade is 22". ...

Fine Antique 18th C. Ottoman Turkish or Greek Wootz Yataghan Sword dagger with gold koftgari Dated 1690

Fine Antique 18th C. Ottoman Turkish or Greek Wootz Yataghan Sword dagger with gold koftgari Dated 1690

( ID: is755 )

A beautiful 18th C. Ottoman Turkish yataghan. This example is mounted with a wootz blade of very quality covered in gold koftgari on both sides.  The blade displays a fine contrast and the fittings are chiseled and carved silver in the Greek Epiros style, the gold koftgari is in superb condition as well.  The fittings are all in very fine condition except that the bottom scabbard fittings has split along the bottom from age, but this would be a very easy fix for a silversmith, and othe...

Fine Antique 19th C. Arab Omani Al Bu Saidi Khanjar Jambiya Dagger

Fine Antique 19th C. Arab Omani Al Bu Saidi Khanjar Jambiya Dagger

( ID: id743 )

A very fine example of an Al Bu Saidi type of khanjar from Oman. This example is in very fine condition, heavily silver mounted with a fine horn handle of excellent quality. The seven ring mounts on the scabbard and silver belt fittings denote it as having belonged to an important individual. The blade is a strong forged example and in fine condition. The silver work is especially fine quality. This example came from a fine collection of khanjars of which we were able to purchase the three fi...

Fine Antique19th C. Visayan Philippines Dagger Dirk in shape to a navaja

Fine Antique19th C. Visayan Philippines Dagger Dirk in shape to a navaja

( ID: kd744 )

A very uncommon dagger. This example is from the Visayan region of the Philippines and displays some of the finest quality work on a Philippino dagger we've encountered. The hilt with ferrule and pommel of finely wrought and engraved silver. The grip a single section of dark horn very finely and elaborately carved in relief, comprising floral and basketweave motifs.   Overall length is 11", blade is 6" long and 2 1/2" wide. ...

GIANT Antique 19th C. Nepalese Indian Kukri Sword of Hanshee Form

GIANT Antique 19th C. Nepalese Indian Kukri Sword of Hanshee Form

( ID: is751 )

This antique weapon is a fine example of a 19th century Nepalese kukri of hanshee form.  Fea-turing a blade following the curve of the handle, the piece is quite heavy and mounted with an iron handle.  When placed in its original scabbard, the piece extends 29 inches in length, while the blade alone is 23 inches. This ancient piece signifies the valor of Gurkha soldiers, and is considered the national knife of Nepal.  The piece has become esteemed like other renowned blades s...

Good Antique 19th C. Turkish Ottoman Yataghan Sword

Good Antique 19th C. Turkish Ottoman Yataghan Sword

( ID: is748 )

A fine 19th C. Ottoman Yataghan with a grip inlaid with corals and red colored glass. The original scabbard is mounted in German silver with leather.  The blade is overlaid with silver koftgari writing. Overall length is 29", blade is 22". ...

Outstanding 19th C. Gilded Silver with Niello Caucasian Persian Kard in perfect condition

Outstanding 19th C. Gilded Silver with Niello Caucasian Persian Kard in perfect condition

( ID: rd741 )

Nearly perfect condition 19th C. Caucasian kard. This example has the finest carved, gilded and nielloed silver scabbard I've ever encountered on one of these types of kards.  Condition is 99% with no loss of gilding or niello and the chasing is of the finest quality. The kard dagger is original and has horn grips and a sham wootz blade of slender and long proportions to fit the scabbard. Overall length is 17", blade is 10".  The scabbard alone must weight nearly 2lbs. ...

Rare Antique 19th C. Chinese Qianlong Shuang Gou Sword or Tiger Hook Sword

Rare Antique 19th C. Chinese Qianlong Shuang Gou Sword or Tiger Hook Sword

( ID: cs752 )

A very uncommon sword, examples of these are often plain steel however this piece is beautiful decorated with silver work on both sides of the blade displaying the traditional male and female sides with appropriate characters to both. The blade is tight and display no shaking and are in excellent condition.  This piece dates from the 19th C.  These are known as "tiger hook swords" or qian kun ri yue dao (literally "Heaven and Earth, Sun and Moon sword", these weapons ...

Unusual 18th C. French Hunting Sword mounted with a Persian watered steel wootz kirk narduban blade

Unusual 18th C. French Hunting Sword mounted with a Persian watered steel wootz kirk narduban blade

( ID: es739 )

A very unusual 18th C. hunting sword. This piece of French origin with a dark horn or wood handle mounted in silver and with a Persian wootz blade of very fine quality displaying an inlaid cartouche and a magic square "baudah".  The blade itself also displays a wonderful kirk narduban pattern.  The blade and the handle appear to be completely original to each other and this example must have been produced in this way for a specific client. I believe that it is European in origin as the...

Very fine 19th C. Omani khanjar dagger jambiya with oversized hilt

Very fine 19th C. Omani khanjar dagger jambiya with oversized hilt

( ID: id745 )

A very fine condition 19th C. Omani khanjar with heavy and oversized grip of fine dark horn.  The silver fittings are in fine original condition and the blade is a good original forged example of stiff cross section and serious use. Overall length is 12", blade is 7". ...

Very uncommon 18th C. Ottoman Turkish Caligraphers Knife خنجر

Very uncommon 18th C. Ottoman Turkish Caligraphers Knife خنجر

( ID: id740 )

A quite beautiful and uncommon 19th C. Ottoman Turkish caligraphers knife. This piece has a wooden handle inlaid with various designs that are more commonly seen on sword handles, rifles stocks and other 18th C. and earlier Ottoman decorative arts. This knife would have been used to cut paper used in caligraphic painting. Very fine original condition. Overall length is 6 1/2" ...

Rare 19th C. Chinese or Korean Dagger composed of fine translucent jade and gilded fittings

Rare 19th C. Chinese or Korean Dagger composed of fine translucent jade and gilded fittings

( ID: cd737 )

A quite beautiful and rare 19th C. Korean or Chinese dagger. This example is made of fine translucent jade of very high quality with gilded brass fittings.   Overall length is 6".     ...

Fine 17th C. Japanese sword with red lacquer groove, signed  Heianjo Hujiwara Morikuni

Fine 17th C. Japanese sword with red lacquer groove, signed Heianjo Hujiwara Morikuni

( ID: js734 )

A fine example of a 17th Century Japanese wakizashi in beautiful condition with red lacquer filled blood groove. This example is signed  Heiano Hujiwhara Moriguni.  The blade is in excellent polish. Blade length is 20 5/8 inches, overall 29 5/8 inches. ...

Fine 19th C. Japanese Wakizashi with carved horimono

Fine 19th C. Japanese Wakizashi with carved horimono

( ID: js735 )

A fine early 19th C. Japanese wakizashi blade mounted in a shirasaya. This example is signed and has a beautful carved horimono throughout the length of the blade of dragon chasing a pearl. Very fine overall condition. ...

Fine Antique 19th C. Dagestan Kindal

Fine Antique 19th C. Dagestan Kindal

( ID: rd733 )

A fine and good example a 19th C. Dagestani kindjal. This piece is composed of carved and chased silver scabbard and handle mounts set with a walrus grip inlaid with gold in the Kubachi style.  The scabbard also has three gold inlaid plaquettes.  Very fine original condition with a rare marked "Osman" blade. The back of the scabbard displays fine niello work scrolls. Overall length is 18 3/4", blade is 13". ...

Gorgeous Antique Japanese 17th C. Hirazukuri Wakizashi

Gorgeous Antique Japanese 17th C. Hirazukuri Wakizashi

( ID: js736 )

A beautiful example of a 17th C. Japanese wakizashi with a hirazukuri style blade signed Sosu Ju Tsujuhiro. The blade has a notare tempered edge. The scabbard and saya are both composed of pink tinted rayskin that is then gilded. The mounts are in the aikuchi style and very elegant. The habaki is silver and the kozuka is composed of shakudo nanako. One of the menuki is loose and comes off but this can easily be fixed. Blade is 13 5/8 inches Overall: 23 inches ...

Superb Early 19th C. French First Empire Napoleonic Etat Major Sword

Superb Early 19th C. French First Empire Napoleonic Etat Major Sword

( ID: es732 )

A fine example of an early 19th C. French Napoleonic sword. This exact type is pictured in Lhoste and Rhesek " Les Sabres Portees Par L'Armee Francaise" on page 131 and is described as a Saber of Etat Major officer. This example remains in excellent condition with the original checkered grip scales, the depiction of Poseidon and the Three Graces on the scabbard, and the fasces on the crossguard.  The original fire gilding remains in nearly 90% condition on the scabbard and the blade...

Beautiful 18th C. Japanese Kabuto with gold foil and matching menpo and maedate

Beautiful 18th C. Japanese Kabuto with gold foil and matching menpo and maedate

( ID: ia723 )

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Excellent 19th C. Pair of Ottoman Turkish Blunderbuss pistols with silver inlaid decoration

Excellent 19th C. Pair of Ottoman Turkish Blunderbuss pistols with silver inlaid decoration

( ID: if715 )

A fine and quite rare pair of Ottoman Turkish blunderbuss pistol. This example is perfectly matched and heavily inlaid with silver decoration on the exposed metal parts and inlaid into the matched wooden stocks.  Very fine condition and dating to the early 19th C. Overall length is 21", barrel is 12" for each. ...

Excellent early antique Japanese  signed 32 plate Kabuto with matching menpo

Excellent early antique Japanese signed 32 plate Kabuto with matching menpo

( ID: ja726 )

A very fine condition example of 17th-18th C. Japanese russet iron kabuto signed at the maedate holder on the front.  The menpo is matching russet iron.  An exceptional type of this helmet.     ...

Excellent Fully Silver Mounted 19th C. Ottoman Turkish Yataghan Sword

Excellent Fully Silver Mounted 19th C. Ottoman Turkish Yataghan Sword

( ID: is728 )

An excellent piece, this yataghan is fully silver mounted with a beautiful carved and detailed silver scabbard in perfect condition with no dents or losses.  The handle is silver and niello mounted with inscriptions in panels on both sides. There are some very slight losses on the handle but which do not detract from the overall appearance.  The blade is an excellent Turkish ladder pattern damascus blade with a carved inscription and gold koftgari inscriptions on both sides of ...

Exceptional 18th C. Indian Tulwar with wootz blade and thick gold cartouche

Exceptional 18th C. Indian Tulwar with wootz blade and thick gold cartouche

( ID: is709 )

An exceptional and elegant example of an 18th century Indian tulwar with a bulbous handle and a unique crossguard that has been identified as Sikh in origin  (Rawson), the finely crafted blade of the piece features multiple fullers and gold inlays at its forte. The ricasso on one side includes a thick and detailed inlaid gold cartouche.  The piece in its entirety extends 34 inches, while the blade is 28 inches long. Indian wootz steel technology comes from the Tamil Nadu region, emp...

Exceptional 19th C. Ethiopian Saif Shotel with gilded and blued blade

Exceptional 19th C. Ethiopian Saif Shotel with gilded and blued blade

( ID: is713 )

A very fine and large example of a 19th C. Ethiopian saif with the original leather scabbard and belt. The blade is an excellent example and the only one of its type I've seen and is decorated with blueing and gilded along the entire length of the fuller on both sides. The hilt is of one piece and is in excellent condition. Overall length is 39", hilt is 4 1/2" long and 4 3/4" wide. ...

Fine 17th C. Persian Safavid Shamshir with rare spatulate crossguard

Fine 17th C. Persian Safavid Shamshir with rare spatulate crossguard

( ID: is714 )

A rare example of a Persian shamshir. This example dates to the 17th- early 18th C. It is mounted with exceptional wootz blade of dark deep contrast with a darkened hardened edge. The cartouche is beautifully inlaid of fine quality. The fittings are all original and in very fine condition displaying their original koftgari decoration. The crossguard is of a very rarely encountered type described as spatulate type, one of the example of which can be seen in Splendeur des Armes Orientale, the 1...

Fine 18th C. Ceylonese Sri Lankan Pia Kaetta Dagger

Fine 18th C. Ceylonese Sri Lankan Pia Kaetta Dagger

( ID: id718 )

This antique weapon is an exemplary model of an 18th century Sri Lankan pia kaetta dagger.  Mounted with finely aged grips, the piece is inlaid with silver and brass.  The entire weapon ex-tends 13 inches in length, while the blade is 8 inches.  Comparable ancient weapons of this origin are held in the collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Metropolitan Mu-seum of Art in New York. Ceylon, or as its known in contemporary times as the sovereign nation o...

Fine 18th C. Turkish Ottoman Yataghan with silver mounted scabbard

Fine 18th C. Turkish Ottoman Yataghan with silver mounted scabbard

( ID: is708 )

A fine late 18th C. Ottoman Turkish yataghan. The blade is inlaid with a gold cartouche and displays signs of the watered steel, but would need a cleaning to confirm.  The handle and the scabbard are both silver mounted and remain in fine condition. The scabbard mounts are split but stay firmly attached to the scabbard. Overall length is 29", blade is 23". ...

Fine 19th C. Caucasian Russian Blunderbuss Pistol with inlays and damascus barrel

Fine 19th C. Caucasian Russian Blunderbuss Pistol with inlays and damascus barrel

( ID: rf705 )

An exceptional example of an early 19th c. Caucasian, Georgian, Armenian or Azerbaijan blunderbuss pistol with a miquelet lock. This example has a fine damascus barrel with a silver nielloed capucin band. The beautiful grained walnut stock is heavily inlaid.  Superb condition, with 99% of all inlays remaining. Overall length is 16".   ...

Fine 19th C. French Dagger in the Mameluke Style

Fine 19th C. French Dagger in the Mameluke Style

( ID: ed706 )

A beautiful ebony and gilt brass mounted French dagger with an etched blade in the Mameluke style. This dagger is a smaller version fo the French Versaille made daggers for the Mamluke Guard during the Napoleonic era. The blade on this example is etched with an "M" to signify the Mamluke origin.  The inner wooden lining of the scabbard is missing so the blade is slightly loose in the scabbard but this is an easy fix. Overall length is 9 3/4" , blade is 6".  9 3/4 6 ...

Fine 19th C. Mughal Indian Khanjar with wootz blade

Fine 19th C. Mughal Indian Khanjar with wootz blade

( ID: id703 )

An elegant example of a 19th C. Indian khanjar with a parrot form handle overlaid in thick silver koftgari.  The blade is Indian crystalline wootz and remains in quite good condition. Overall length is 14" , blade is 10" ...

Fine 19th C. Ottoman Turkish Blunderbuss Pistol with heavy gold inlaid barrel

Fine 19th C. Ottoman Turkish Blunderbuss Pistol with heavy gold inlaid barrel

( ID: if716 )

An excellent example of an early 19th C. Ottoman Turkish blunderbuss with a thick and heavy carved barrel chiseled and overlaid with gold koftgari with Arabic inscriptions and designs. Overall length is 19 1/2", barrel is 10 1/2" long.     ...

Fine antique Japanese Kabuto helmet 18th- 19th C.

Fine antique Japanese Kabuto helmet 18th- 19th C.

( ID: ia725 )

A really beautiful 18th-19th C. Japanese kabuto helmet with the original maedate of interesting  demon head design with what appears to be original wolf's fur hair.  The condition of the helmet is  quite fine and the lacquer remains in good condition.  Quite an elegant example and a great  addition to any Japanese arms and armor collection. We recently purchased a large collection of Japanese swords and helmets. Please message us for more details. All...

Fine Belgian Percussion musket made for member of a royal family

Fine Belgian Percussion musket made for member of a royal family

( ID: ef730 )

A very finely mounted Belgian percussion rifle with a carved ebony stock and finely proportioned and blued barrel. The trigger guard displays a thickly inlaid gold cartouche monogram. Excellent condition and fully functioning mechanism.  Roughly dates to the 1850-1880 period. ...

Fine WWII Japanese Naval Officers Katana Sword dated 1942

Fine WWII Japanese Naval Officers Katana Sword dated 1942

( ID: js720 )

An excellent example of a WWII Japanese officers naval katana. This example is mounted with all of the original fittings in exceptional condition. The blade is displays a very fine hamon and is in excellent condition as well. Overall length is 39", blade is 26 3/4. ...

Gorgeous 18th C. North Indian Pesh Kabz with Wootz blade and gold inscription

Gorgeous 18th C. North Indian Pesh Kabz with Wootz blade and gold inscription

( ID: id704 )

A fine example of a North Indian pesh kabz dagger with a fine deeply curved blade, this antique weapon consists of  high quality wootz and is overlaid in gold koftgari of vinous form, with an Arabic inscription at the apex.  The thick and spacious handle supports a piece extending 18 inches in length and the blade is 12 inches long. As an art form, koftgari encompasses the inlay of gold and silver wire on iron objects.  Re-fined by the Sikligar community, Persian craftsmen intr...

Magnificent 17th C. Indian Sossun Patah

Magnificent 17th C. Indian Sossun Patah

( ID: is711 )

 A beautiful and representative example of an early Indian sossun patah sword with a beautiful kirk narduban blade. This example has a heavy iron hilt deeply inlaid and chiseled with silver and gold.  The blade is in nearly perfect condition and has a vivid kirk narduban pattern visible throughout on both sides.   ...

Magnificent mid 18th C. Antique Chinese Qianlong Officers Sword with carved iron dragon tunkou

Magnificent mid 18th C. Antique Chinese Qianlong Officers Sword with carved iron dragon tunkou

( ID: cs710 )

A truly exceptional antique Chinese Qianlong period sword and one of the few genuine examples of this quality offered on the market in the past several years.  This example dates from the mid 18th C. Qianlong period.  The hilt is composed of the traditional style of vinuous carved gilded copper, or tombac, fittings. These fittings are beautiful carved and have dragons throughout. The blade is extraordinarily rare and represents one of two known in the world. The other example f...

Rare 17th C. Spanish or Italian Main Gauche Dagger with original scabbard

Rare 17th C. Spanish or Italian Main Gauche Dagger with original scabbard

( ID: ed719 )

A beautiful example of a 17th C. main gauche left hand dagger. This is an original example and not a later Victorian reproduction. The main sail type guard is finely etched with 17th c. designs and with an inscription " AUSTYN S.CHZ GUARTAYRO DEL RAY" It appears that this example likely belonged to a guard of the king. The thumb rest is beautiful chiseled and etched matching the decoration on the guard.  The blade is four sided and completely original type with two armorers marks on...

16th C. South Indian Deccan Bikaner All Steel Chilanum Khanjarli Dagger خنجر

16th C. South Indian Deccan Bikaner All Steel Chilanum Khanjarli Dagger خنجر

( ID: id701 )

A truly elegant example of an extremely rare Indian dagger, this type of piece is prominent in several esteemed collections around the world, including the the Al-Sabah Collection in Kuwait and the Bikaner Armoury.  The recently released Bob Hales Collection catalogue, the most sig-nificant publication on antique Eastern arms and armor of the last decade, also features the mag-isterial work. Our piece remains in beautiful original condition, with excellent chiseling and detail.  The...

Rare North Indian 18th C. Wootz Pesh Kabz Karud Dagger

Rare North Indian 18th C. Wootz Pesh Kabz Karud Dagger

( ID: id702 )

A fine example of an 18th c. Indian pesh kabz. This example is quite rare in that the grips are composed of two pieces of horn cut laterally and which remain in very fine condition. The blade is in excellent condition displaying a rich high contrast wootz pattern. Overall length is 18", blade is 13". Comes with an associated but later scabbard. ...

Fine 19th C. North Indian Zaghnal axe

Fine 19th C. North Indian Zaghnal axe

( ID: id696 )

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Gorgeous early 18th C. Indian Tiger Tooth dagger khanjar with finely watered wootz blade

Gorgeous early 18th C. Indian Tiger Tooth dagger khanjar with finely watered wootz blade

( ID: id695 )

A very fine condition early 18th C. Indian dagger called a tiger tooth dagger due to it's handle shape being similar to a tiger's tooth. The blade is finely chiseled at the forte and is composed of well forged wootz steel. ...

Magnificent 18th C. Mughal Tabar Axe with wootz head and inlaid with precious stones

Magnificent 18th C. Mughal Tabar Axe with wootz head and inlaid with precious stones

( ID: ia697 )

A truly exemplary example, this tabar from the early 18th C. is from Mughal India and displays a beautiful axehead which is composed of wootz steel, overlaid with gold koftgari, chiseled with figures of animals and inlaid with precious stones. One of the best examples of it's type we've had the pleasure to handle. ...

Massive 19th C. Indian Tegha Executioner's Sword with original scabbard

Massive 19th C. Indian Tegha Executioner's Sword with original scabbard

( ID: is698 )

A fine example of a 19th C. Indian executioner's sword with it's original scabbard. A huge and massive blade which features chiseled decoration, with an inscription running along the spine, this example remains in very nice condition. ...

Very fine 18th C. Indian Tulwar Shamshir Sword with wootz handle and kara taban blade

Very fine 18th C. Indian Tulwar Shamshir Sword with wootz handle and kara taban blade

( ID: is700 )

A fine and quite uncommonly good quality antique 18th C. Mughal Indian sword, likely from North India.  This example has a finely crafted blade made from kara taban watered steel or wootz, of very strong deep contrast and quality.  The handle is made of wootz as well and remains in very nice condition.  The scabbard is later, but has a fine silver chape.  For the purist who appreciates aesthetic design and clean lines. Overall length is 39", blade is 31" and 1 1/8" wide...

Antique 19th C. Moroccan Jambiya Koummaya Dagger

Antique 19th C. Moroccan Jambiya Koummaya Dagger

( ID: id693 )

A good 19th C. Moroccan koumayya dagger of large proportions. This example is made of brass with silver appliques and remains of some enamelwork on the handle. The blade is quite sharp and definitely servicable. Overall length is 16", blade is 8". ...