antique sino-tibetan dagger from Kham

Early East Tibetan Kham Chinese Knife Rare Form

An old Dagger from Eastern 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