Lin gin or Kachin dha sword, northern Burma First third of the 20th century

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    Sword lin gin or Kachin dha, northern Burma
    First third of the 20th century
    Wood, plant fibers, steel, brass and leather
    Long. Of the sword: 59; Long. blade: 44.5cm
    Long. Total: 72.5cm

    The handle, called an ulu, is made of wood covered in leather; the rectangular pommel, made of bone, is riveted by four star points; brass bolster decorated with a frieze.
    The single-edged, two-tone steel blade is obliquely finished.

    The sheath, called a Kumpang, is made of a cut and engraved wooden blade, equipped with four straps of braided plant fibers and a wider loop allowing the fine suspension handle to slide.

    Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

    Ref. : LP1399

    Ref: HFR3UFSP8V

    Condition Very good
    Style Tribal Art (Swords, Bladed weapons of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (Swords, Bladed weapons 20th century)
    Country of origin Myanmar
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 1 Business Day
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France
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