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A rare Yunnan Dha
Pewter fittings Shou symbols
Decorated blade

A rare Yunnan Dha Pewter fittings Shou symbols Decorated blade www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A rare Yunnan Dha with pewter fittings, Chinese minority tribes, South West China.

The overall length of this rare fighting sword is 81cms in the scabbard. Out of the scabbard it is just under 75cms with a blade length of 50cms.
The entire hilt is constructed from thick pewter as are the matching scabbard fittings.
The upper and lower scabbard fittings show decorative butterfly or Shou symbols to each side while the centre of the scabbard shows interlocking diamond motifs.
The blade shows good distal taper to the cutting edge and the spear like tip. The faces of the blade are decorated with repeated half mood stamps above and below the simple fullers.

A good rare and complete Yunnan Dha minor age issues as seen in the images.