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Large Tibetan copper and silver horn
Such work was made in the Royal workshops of Lhasa.
Tibetan helmet with gilt finial and visor
The 8-plate dome was embellished with a copper silver visor and gilt finial.
A famous Tibetan metalworking center in present-day Sichuan.
Broken Tibetan quiver
A once fine example that had a bit of a rough life.
Silver overlaid Tibetan shortsword
With a rare, finely forged double hairpin blade.
Pierced iron saddle bows
This kind of fine work is typical for Tibetan work of the 15th-16th centuries.
Tibetan nomad's whip end
An iron weight that was attached to a long leather strap.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
Tibetan nomad's whip
Consisting of an iron weight on a long leather strap.
Tibetan dpa'dam with belt hook
A large Tibetan sword, known in the local language as dpa'dam.
Tibetan cavalry dpa'dam
With massive blade and silk brocade decorated scabbard.
Tibetan bowcase and quiver
Of the 19th century. Ex Stephen Selby collection.
Tibetan oracle crown skull
A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.
Tibetan bowcase & quiver
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
Fine Tibetan gem studded dagger
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Three Tibetan armor mirrors
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Tibetan mail shirt, helmet and mirrors
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
Tibetan dpa'dam or backsword
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.