Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
Private collection. Not for sale.
Made using Persian wootz. Pronounced features, chiseled socket.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
Finely crafted wootz blade, and golden inlays at the base.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.