Antique Italian Hunting single edged Knife
The clip point blade chizzelled with floral engravings and cut with two deep fullers to each side. The tang heavily chased to both sides with a lion in standing position
Blade measures 26 cm long and is topped with a nice glossy horn handle with a thick steel guard.
Guard is 7 cm long and sturdy with no movemets
Sheath, or scabbard, is constructed of two panels wood with brass mounts, measures 27 cm long and 4 cm wide. Blade, is straight and should have been a little bit sharpened according use. Horn with no chips or cracks.
Bowie knife has an overall length of nearly 38 cm total.
The sheath with normal wear due to time and use