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