Chinese and Tibetan swords and weapons, Uncategorized

interesting Tibetan knife from the Kham region, Western China

Tibetan knife  from Kham. An antique shortsword from  Tibet Kham Province, China. Typical steel cap with projections, brass bound grip. The scabbard strikingly designed with ridges of steel and green dyed leather.   The blade of tapering triangular form made from linear laminated steels. 18th or early 19th century