A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
A typical example with a nice forge folded blade with differential heat treatment.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
With fine overlaid blade this area was known for.
With silver-clad scabbard executed in their typical style.
Its blade portraying the story of one of the previous lives of Guatama Buddha.
A nice example that can serve as a benchmark to help date others.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
A signed and dated Burmese dha.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
With a very good, substantial blade with differential heat treatment.
With overlays of vegetal motifs alternated with animals, actual and mythical.
Made of a single piece of ivory, with a kneeling figure in its base.