It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
Private collection. Not for sale.