An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.