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Khmer style dha

SE Asian dha (carbon 14 dated)

In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Old excavated dha logo

An old dha (carbon 14 dated)

Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Palembang sword with European blade logo

A Palembang sword with British blade

With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
1809 yatagan

Fine Ottoman yatağan dated 1809

Made by a maker called Noah in 1809 for a certain Mehemmed Ağa Fî. With beautiful golden overlays on blade.
Yatagan dated 1790-91 logo

Yatağan dated 1790-1791

An old warhorse with several repairs.
Sindh presentation katar

A katar from Sindh

With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
Dated 1928 dha

Burmese dha dated 1928

A nice example that can serve as a benchmark to help date others.
Signed and dated Burmese dha

The Rundle dha of 1898

A signed and dated Burmese dha.
Yunnan Dai presentation dha logo

Chinese Shan presentation dha

Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Ottoman bichaq logo

A silver-niello Ottoman bichaq

Description

An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yatağan, the swor

Ottoman bichaq

Ottoman bichaq (knife)

Description

An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a miniature yata

A signed Vietnamese fighting saber

A signed Vietnamese fighting saber

Presented in this article is a somewhat rare example of a purely practical Vietnamese fighting saber,