A silver hilted smallsword
A silver hilted smallsword, European possibly German c. 1740-1760, chased overall with rococo ornament in mirror image design on each side of the hilt. The knucklebow and the base of the grip are struck with hallmarks (unidentified). The stout triangular section blade is deeply struck in the fullers XXX SEBASTEANO X ERNANDEZ XXX EN X TOLEDO XX together with the maker’s mark.
Blade length 27½” (70cms) Overall length 33” (84 cms)