A German smallsword
A German smallsword with an ormolu loop-guard hilt c 1750-1770. The hilt deeply chiselled with rococo ornament, some of which is upon a “fish roe” punched ground. The blade etched with maker’s details (indistinct) together with hearts and strap work.
Blade length 26½” (67cms) Overall length 31¾” (81 cms)