Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
Combining surplus Qing mounts with Mongol leatherwork.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With gold and black painted face with geometric decor.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
Of the Western Buryats, living near the shores of Lake Baikal.