Heavy Vietnamese Chopper Dated 1900 - 10187
This heavy chopper is most probably of Vietnamese origin with strong Chinese influence, The up-curving blade is 22 inches long, 3 1/2 inches wide, with brass insert at the top spine. The blade is engraved TONKIN 1900. The two handed sword is 13 inches long, bound with rope and ending with a ring pommel. Total length 35 inches. Very good condition. The grip binding is probably later.