Asian ethnic minority artifacts textiles, tribal arts, primitive Asian Ethnic Artifacts

Bhutan short sword with silver decoration coral bead

Bhutan short sword with silver decoration coral bead

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1920: Item # 931371

Please refer to our stock # T149 when inquiring.
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
View Seller Profile
307 Oxford Place
Atlanta, GA 30307

Guest Book
 on request 
on request

This short sword and matching scabbard from Bhutan is elaborately decorated. The knife handle or sword hilt has a leather cover which is detail with silver reposse and a coral bead. The wooden scabbard is covered with leather and is decorated with an elaborate silver reposse dragon. The knife blade is has a series of added symbols. The belt loop is also decorated with a series of silver objects.

This Bhutanese knife is unusually large, measuring 18 inches from the top of the handle to the bottom of the scabbard.