A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
With beautiful pierced ironwork scabbard.
A very good example of a Tibetan dpa'dam in its archetypical form.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.