The knife can be used to cut meat (yuk). To my knowledge this knife was never used.
It is nicely detailed and hand finished. It is 7 inches long and the blade is 2.5 inches. It is made out of steel and pewter. It has some coral beads on it...Some are missing (see photos). The scabbard is also covered in some animal skin. Please see other items that may be of interest to you. All items are located in Vancouver, Canada. The item "Tibetan Carving Knife Vintage Extremely Rare Purchased in TIBET" is in sale since Thursday, October 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Swords". The seller is "watch_again" and is located in Richmond, British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.