From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
Its silver scabbard richly decorated in churi chenm style or "wavy pattern".
With heavy mounts executed in silver.