With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Called Súng hỏa mai in Vietnamese, with baitong lock.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.