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It is fair to say that court swords, which came into vogue during the second half of the seventeenth century, were of extraordinary merit as objects of art.
On hook of buckle two hall marks; clasp bifurcated, its ends perforated with twin holes by means of which it was sewed to the belt; clasp bears a hall mark repeated, between which as well as on border is engraved a zigzag ornament.