Fine Royal Gurade Sword / Saber, Ethiopia - 13736

This fine Gurade sword is sometimes referred to as Royal as might have belonged to the Royal family of the Ethiopian Emperor. We do not guaranty this but this is definitely a very fine Gurade with British made Wilkinson blade 30 inches long etched with Amharic letters. Two sectors Rhino horn handle of good color mounted with filigree silver pommel. Hide scabbard with gilded and pierced brass bands. Long pierced gilded brass locket. Total length 40 inches. Very good condition. Chipped grip lower part. Losses to the gilding. A fine sword.