Private collection. Not for sale.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.