From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
Its silver scabbard richly decorated in churi chenm style or "wavy pattern".