Good vintage to the antique example with elegant 6” dropped point blade with original uniform tool finish. Silver sheet and filigree hilt base with faceted ivory upper with silverplate top inscribed with the maker’s name. The scabbard sheathed in fine silver sheet and filigree as well with the cord wrapped upper. Specific to the Hill Tribes of northern Siam (Thailand), Karen, Hmong, Mien, Lahu, Akha, and Lisu. See Peoples of the Golden Triangle, p.63 for further examples.