Bhutanese form, see Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet, #73. White metal scabbard and hilt mounts. Faceted pommel with decorative motifs on each side. Twisted wire wrapped grip of an, especially deeply reeded section. The scabbard some dents s shown) with applied red and blue “stones” and embossed brass masks. the bottom mount with edge damage. Reverse with similar mounts and a belt loop. 11” thick wedge section blade with two narrow back fullers shows evidence of pattern welding with original tool finish. Good large example.
Stock Number: A5850

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