Setting: Thonburi-Rattanakosin kingdom, Siam late 18th-early 19thc
Object: ดาบ saber
Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery *
"Sword Probably Thai, 19th century The form of the kastane seems to have been transmitted over the trade routes to mainland south-east Asia. Although very close in form to the Sri Lankan swords, the dragon pommel and inlaid stones suggest that this is Thai."