In emerald green scabbard and with fan case.
Accomplished by bending the edge up and down alternately and polishing it smooth again.
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were co
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th cen
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
It was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
An exceptionally well-carved Ainu knife.
A slender makiri with a bark wrapped scabbard.
Of a typical style used in Hokkaido in the 19th century.
Resembling a makiri but with the blade's edge on the opposite side.
A luxury Ainu knife styled after the Japanese tantō.
Of a type used by bandits, brigands, pirates, and the like.
With spinach green jade handle and carved buffalo horn scabbard.