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A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century 1 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century2 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century3 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century4 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century5 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century6 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century7 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century8 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century9 A Vietnamese guom sword, second half of the 19th century10

A Vietnamese « guom » sword, second half of the 19th century. Estimate $600 – $700. Photo Auctions Imperial Inc.

A very rare type of characteristic form, the silver-mounted hilt with embossed and engraved monsterhead pommel and ferrule, elephant grip and silver guard with broad knucklebow. Single-edged, bifullered blade with profiled silver collar. Scabbard of teak with finely-executed mother of pearl inlay panels and large silver mounts embossed and engraved with dragons and intertwining foliate bands. Very light wear. Overall length 96.5 cm, blade 91 cm

Auctions Imperial Inc – Auctions Imperial Arms and Armor 2015 – Lot 564