Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.