An unusual gold inlaid steel Sword
Lucknow, 19th Century
with curving and tapering watered steel blade engraved with inscriptions, the steel hilt overlaid in gold with floral vines and birds, the pommel in the form of an 'S' shape with animal head terminals with floral decoration and inscriptions, associated velvet mounted scabbard with gold inlaid steel finial
99.4 cm. long(2)
- Please note the blade is 19th Century but the hilt is probably later, 20th Century.