A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
While the Chinese are hailed for inventing gunpowder and the
The elite of the Qing dynasty was Manchu, who before taking over China fro
In emerald green scabbard and with fan case.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were co
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
Accomplished by bending the edge up and down alternately and polishing it smooth again.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.