A French Napoleonic light cavalry officer's saber
Curved 34 1/2 inch fullered blade with 10 inch blued and gilt panel engraved with conventional motifs. Brass three-bar hilt with black leather and brass wire-wrapped grip. Brass two-ring scabbard.
Condition: Blade with smooth, clean metal retaining perhaps 15-20% of the thin blue finish. Grip with some wear to leather. Scabbard cleaned and showing one deep dent, scattered light marks and missing the throat mount.