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Bowcase and quiver logo

Tibetan bowcase & quiver

A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
1709 kard dagger logo

Central Asian dated kard 1709

With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
Afghan military saber logo

Afghan military saber

With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
Jamdhar katari

Jamdhar kátári

Hindu term for an archaic form of dagger.
Jamdhar katari logo

Jamdhar katari

A Hindu dagger following an ancient style that was preserved in Afghanistan.
Bhutanese patag sword with silver scabbard

Bhutanese "churi chenm" sword

This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
Jinchuan Fanjian logo

Jīnchuān shortsword

Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
Lohar logo

Afghan sickle, called lohar

Of typical design, forged from one piece of iron, overlaid with brass on one side.
Studded Kham dagger logo

Fine Tibetan gem studded dagger

A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Mongolian target quiver logo

Mongolian target quiver

Combining surplus Qing mounts with Mongol leatherwork.
Tibetan armor mirrors logo

Three Tibetan armor mirrors

Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Stone hilted pesh-kabz logo

Stone-hilted pesh-kabz

A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
Afghan dagger logo

Pashtun dagger

With blonde horn grip scales and brass plated scabbard.
Fine 1850s khukurī

A fine 19th century khukurī

With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Tibetan armor set with helmet and mirrors

Tibetan mail shirt, helmet and mirrors

Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
Patag logo

Patag

Dzongkha name for the Bhutanese sword.
Tibetan sword logo

Tibetan dpa'dam or backsword

A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.