With mountings of meticulously worked copper with silver overlays
With beautiful pierced ironwork scabbard.
With overlays of vegetal motifs alternated with animals, actual and mythical.
A very good example of a Tibetan dpa'dam in its archetypical form.
Private collection. Not for sale.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.