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