A late 19thC Tibetan / Bhutanese Long Sword, the single edge...





A late 19thC Tibetan / Bhutanese Long Sword, the single edged steel blade with silver wire grip and silver gilt pommel, the silver mounted scabbard with gilt accents, the central section with repoussé depiction of four mythical beasts, the reverse geometrically engraved, blade length 64cm, overall length 83cm, on a traditional leather, metal and fabric sword belt.
Provenance; Col. R.L Vance RAMC (Indian Medical Service) serving in India and Tibet in the early 20thC, up until the 1930's, by family tradition having received items as personal gifts from grateful patients.

Auction Date: 15th Jul 2023 at 9:30am

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Sale Dates:
15th Jul 2023 9:30am (Lots 1 to 726)