79 3/8” overall. Iron head with dha form curved edge wedge section blade struck with a cipher or maker’s mark at the base. Integral tapered socket with brass base band. Red painted wood haft set with studs near the mid point, originally mounting a pennant or similar. Konbaung Dynasty under which the fragmented Burma was reunited by military action., with incursions by Siam driven out. China capitalized on the Burmese Civil War, invading Burma four times 1765-69 resulting in “the most disastrous frontier war the Qing dynasty had ever waged". The only such example we have encountered.