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Eastern Tibetan or Yunnan zhibeidao
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
An unusual minority dao
The wide blade with clipped tip mounted on a riveted wooden grip.
Heavy Sino-Vietnamese dagger
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
Chinese Hui sword
A peculiar Chinese dadao with markings attributing it to a Hui army or battallion.
Sino-Vietnamese fighting knife
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
Zhibeidao with spectacular blade
Introduction to the type
This type of sword is referred to as
(直背刀) or s