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Tibetan shortsword with pierced mounts
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
The Qianlong emperor's dagger from Jinchuan
In this article, we will zoom into a shortsword or dagger that was obtained from the Jinchuan campaigns of 1747-1749 and 1771-1776.
Tibetan dpa'dam or backsword
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.