Warrior Short Sword. Brass Scabbard. Dragon. Bhutan / Tibet
Strong, straight, single-edged blade with scabbard and hilt covered with brass finish with wire-wrapped grip. Scrollwork and engraving with a rare five-toed dragon . . representing dignity and honor.
Commonly used during the 18th and 19th Centuries. . . . a rarity for dragons to have 5 toes unless there is royalty nearby or as a sign of courage during warfare.