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Large Tibetan copper and silver horn
Such work was made in the Royal workshops of Lhasa.
Tibetan helmet with gilt finial and visor
The 8-plate dome was embellished with a copper silver visor and gilt finial.
A famous Tibetan metalworking center in present-day Sichuan.
Broken Tibetan quiver
A once fine example that had a bit of a rough life.
Collector's term for a type of blade forging mostly seen in the Himalayas.
Tibetan term for their "hairpin forging" of blades.
Silver overlaid Tibetan shortsword
With a rare, finely forged double hairpin blade.
Pierced iron saddle bows
This kind of fine work is typical for Tibetan work of the 15th-16th centuries.
Tibetan nomad's whip end
An iron weight that was attached to a long leather strap.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
Tibetan nomad's whip
Consisting of an iron weight on a long leather strap.
Tibetan dpa'dam with belt hook
A large Tibetan sword, known in the local language as dpa'dam.
Tibetan name for a Buddhist symbol consisting of three or four elements in a circle.
Sword hilted khukurī
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
Tibetan cavalry dpa'dam
With massive blade and silk brocade decorated scabbard.
Mongol conquest period quiver
Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
Tibetan bowcase and quiver
Of the 19th century. Ex Stephen Selby collection.
Tibetan oracle crown skull
A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.
Studded Eastern Tibetan dagger
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
Tibetan bowcase & quiver
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
Eastern Tibetan or Yunnan zhibeidao
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
Tibetan shortsword with pierced mounts
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
Bhutanese "churi chenm" sword
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
Double-edged Bhutanese dagger
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
Fine Tibetan gem studded dagger
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Three Tibetan armor mirrors
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Hanshee khukurī (हँसिया खुकुरी)
A commonly used name for an early type of long slender khukurī.
A hanshee khukurī
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
A fine 19th century khukurī
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Tibetan mail shirt, helmet and mirrors
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
A fine budhune khukurī
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
Gold mounted presentation khukurī
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Pierced iron saddle
Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
Khukurī in wooden scabbard
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
A trousse khukurī
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
Large khukurī with inlaid hilt
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
An early sirupātē khukurī
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
19th century military khukurī
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
Half bone hilted khukurī
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
A good old khukurī
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Ramree veteran khukurī
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Kothimora khukurī (कोथि मुहुड़ा खुकुरि)
Nepali for a khukurī with an ornamental scabbard.
The khukri of Peter L. Achard
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
A humble service khukurī
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
An eccentric khukurī
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
Tibetan for the Eight Buddhist Treasures
Nepali word for wootz, a type of prized crucible steel.
Nepali word for steel.