Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
A large Tibetan sword or dpa'dam, representing its classic form.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
The dpa'dam of Tibet is a long, single edged swor
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
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
With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
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.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
With beautiful pierced ironwork scabbard.
A very good example of a Tibetan dpa'dam in its archetypical form.
A very rare example of a type of early all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibet
Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.