A rare Bhutanese sword with double fullers | Mandarin Mansion

A rare Bhutanese sword with double fullers

Overall length: 80.2 cm / 30.9 inch
Blade length: 65.6 cm / 25.6 inch
Thickness: forte 5.5 mm, middle 4.5 mm
Blade width: forte 40.5 mm, middle 38 mm
Weight: 626 grams


DESCRIPTION
A very rare Bhutanese patag with a double fullered blade.


A group of Bhutanese chiefs of Tibetan origin. Circa 1860's. Note the patag in his hand.

By Kaye, John William, Sir, 1814-1876; Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876; Watson, J. Forbes (John Forbes), 1827-1892. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

CONCLUSION
A nice representative example of an early Bhutanese patag with heavy, well-forged blade that shows lots of activity. A good addition to any ethnographic arms collection.

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