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An Eastern Tibetan dpa'dam logo

Eastern Tibetan or Yunnan zhibeidao

A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
Western Chinese dao logo

An unusual minority dao

The wide blade with clipped tip mounted on a riveted wooden grip.
Chinese - Vietnamese fighting knife

Heavy Sino-Vietnamese dagger

With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
Hui dadao

Chinese Hui sword

A peculiar Chinese dadao with markings attributing it to a Hui army or battallion.
Indo-Chinese fighting dagger

Sino-Vietnamese fighting knife

A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
Unusual zhibeidao

Zhibeidao with spectacular blade

Introduction to the type

This type of sword is referred to as zhibeidao (直背刀) or s