A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
Short but substantial, with its protruding tip it's rather mace-like.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
A large Tibetan sword or dpa'dam, representing its classic form.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
With heavy mounts executed in silver.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
The dpa'dam of Tibet is a long, single edged swor
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
Presented in this article is a Tibetan eight-plate helmet w
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
Of the 19th century. Ex Stephen Selby collection.
With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
A nice example of a rare, shorter carbine sized Tibetan matchlock musket.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.