An iron weight that was attached to a long leather strap.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Consisting of an iron weight on a long leather strap.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
Short but substantial, with its protruding tip it's rather mace-like.
A large Tibetan sword or dpa'dam, representing its classic form.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
A once fine example that had a bit of a rough life.
With heavy mounts executed in silver.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
The dpa'dam of Tibet is a long, single edged swor
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
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With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
Of the 19th century. Ex Stephen Selby collection.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
A nice example of a rare, shorter carbine sized Tibetan matchlock musket.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.