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Antique arms glossary

A Nepalese khukurī glossary

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With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender…
€9500,-
One of the last bows by Yang Wentong, father of Yang Fuxi.
Reserved
With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
Reserved
With a large double-edged tip and golden cresting.
€500,-
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
€480,-
With fine carved hilts, substantial bronze D-guards, and subtle signs of heat…
Reserved
With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
€2200,-
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and…
€1200,-
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
€775,-
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
€1200,-
A rare example retaining its original silver covered scabbard.
€2800,-
A large and heavy example with chiseled decor and silver overlaid base.
€4000,-
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
€500,-
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
€600,-
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
€430,-
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
€800,-