A North European silver small-sword with scabbard, 2nd half of the 18th century Thrusting blade of flattened hexagonal section, with short fullers on both sides and bearing the inscription "ANTONIO PINCINIO". Heavy silver hilt decorated in spiral relief with a guard plate turned up on one side (visible soldering on the quillon). Grip wrapped with corded silver wire. Leather-covered wooden scabbard with stamped locket and (replacement) chape, both fashioned in silver. Length 101 cm.