A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
With heavy mounts executed in silver.
Its silver scabbard richly decorated in churi chenm style or "wavy pattern".
With beautiful pierced ironwork scabbard.
A large Tibetan sword or dpa'dam, representing its classic form.
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
The dpa'dam of Tibet is a long, single edged swor
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A very good example of a Tibetan dpa'dam in its archetypical form.
Short but substantial, with its protruding tip it's rather mace-like.
A nice example of a rare, shorter carbine sized Tibetan matchlock musket.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
A very rare example of a type of all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibetans of
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
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.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.