Fine Taiwanese chieftain's swordA very ornate example worn by chieftains of the Rukai and Paiwan tribes of Southern Taiwan.
Paiwan tjakit with provenanceIt was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.
Unusual Taiwanese swordWith a straight blade of asymmetrical grind and a strongly Chinese inspired scabbard.
Taiwanese Aboriginal Pingpu knife
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th century, after which it