From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
Its silver scabbard richly decorated in churi chenm style or "wavy pattern".
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
A nice example of a rare, shorter carbine sized Tibetan matchlock musket.
With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
Presented in this article is a Tibetan eight-plate helmet w
Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
The dpa'dam of Tibet is a long, single edged swor
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
With heavy mounts executed in silver.
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.
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.
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.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
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.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.