In good condition (scabbard as seen), a 19C Chinese Jian Short Sword with Tortoiseshell Scabbard.
The scabbard in need of some TLC / restoration (some tortoiseshell sections in bag).
The 16 inch blade is in good condition and firm in the hilt. The hilt / grip also good. The scabbard has some damage (as seen).
Not the best, but these sell for big bucks, yet this one is only £275. Please quote item reference Q70. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 0450-82x11x11 (0.757).