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Pair of fine Yunnan knives
Carrying Chinese silver marks on their scabbard mounts.
Term coined by Bell in 1907, describing a dha that by then was mainly of Chinese make.
Polished Sino-Vietnamese dagger
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Eastern Tibetan or Yunnan zhibeidao
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
A fine Yunnan Dai dagger
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.