With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
Short but substantial, with its protruding tip it's rather mace-like.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
A large Tibetan sword or dpa'dam, representing its classic form.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
With heavy mounts executed in silver.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
The dpa'dam of Tibet is a long, single edged swor
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
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Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
A nice example of a rare, shorter carbine sized Tibetan matchlock musket.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Its silver scabbard richly decorated in churi chenm style or "wavy pattern".
From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.