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Tonkin arms group

Group of arms from Tonkin

Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
Fine Burmese silver repousse sword scabbard

Fine Burmese silver sword scabbard

It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Chinese demon head saber

Chinese demon head saber

Based on a Chinese military saber blade, with unusual horn demon hilt
Tonkinese saber collected 1885-1887 logo

Tonkinese saber

Collected by Victor Auguste Robin, a senior officer of the Tonkin expeditionary force 1885-1887.
Antique Vietnamese saber logo

Nimble Vietnamese saber

With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
Montagnard saber logo

Montagnard short saber

Of the hill peoples of the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
Sino-Vietnamese dagger

Polished Sino-Vietnamese dagger

A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Broad Vietnamese fighting knife

Broad Vietnamese knife

Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Vietnamese kiem in Chinese style

Vietnamese kiếm in Chinese stye

Utilizing a Chinese guard and following the Chinese hilt design.
Vietnamese matchlock musket logo

Súng hỏa mai

Vietnamese word for matchlock musket.
The dha of O.T. Burne

The O.T. Burne dha

With silver overlaid blade and silver mounts worked in repousse. With some of Burne's personal items.
Antique Vietnamese spearhead logo

Vietnamese single edged spearhead

Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Chin nicotine flask logo

Chin nicotine flask

A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
Lin gin dha logo

A streaked lin gin

These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
Prince Constantin Wiasemsky dha

The Wiasemsky Montagnard dha

Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Sawasa hunting hanger logo

A sawasa hunting hanger

Sawasa is a copper-gold alloy that was patinated a "raven black" and then highlights were parcel-gilt.
Wood hilted dahmjaun

Wood hilted dahmjaun

With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
Dha hmyuang logo

Dha hmyaung

Alternative spelling of da̱hmjaun, the Burmese word for their dagger.