Of the Western Buryats, living near the shores of Lake Baikal.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
With gold and black painted face with geometric decor.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
Combining surplus Qing mounts with Mongol leatherwork.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.