Tonkinese saberCollected by Victor Auguste Robin, a senior officer of the Tonkin expeditionary force 1885-1887.
Nimble Vietnamese saberWith a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
Polished Sino-Vietnamese daggerA heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
The Wiasemsky Montagnard dhaCollected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Vietnamese crook handled caneWith a finely crafted silver handle with dragons and squirrels, mounted on a malacca cane.
A Vietnamese Christian crossConstructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Matched Vietnamese kiếm pairWith carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
Vietnamese double swordsA rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
A large Vietnamese falchion
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better name for the type.
Asian export disc guardThe design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
Horn hilted Vietnamese officer's saberAn unusual Vietnamese officer saber of the 19th century, with an all-horn hilt.
16th century Vietnamese saberShowing the strong Japanese influence on Vietnamese sword making of the time.
A signed Vietnamese fighting saber
Presented in this article is a somewhat rare example of a purely practical Vietnamese fighting saber,