Hunting Short Sword
- Dated: second half of 19th century
- Culture: Czech, Bohemia region
- Measurements: overall length 63 cm
The sword has a double-edged, straight blade with central rib and two fullers. It is decorated with engraved and gilded ornaments on both sides and has an outer side etched inscription that reads: “Der Fürst von Lichnowský dem Forstmeister von Litschau”.
It features a brass hilt decorated with embossed ornaments and a stag’s horn grip. The sword also has a monster-shaped crossguard, shell on outer side, a wooden scabbard covered with fish-skin and a brass chape with embossed ornaments.