A rarer configuration, normally mounted with brass in this period. With a chrome-plated blade.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
Iron chopsticks that combine as a kogai, with silver inlaid Paulownia mon.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
With a connection to local royalty in Jinchuan, Sichuan province.
Made of heavy silk with gilt copper alloy mounts.
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
A very rare example of a type of all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibetans of
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A very fine specimen, complete with ruby-set scabbard.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A rather well-made example of its type.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
The work nice and crisp, the execution has a naturalistic charm to it.
A fine Chinese straightsword blade, of typical Qing form with a rather wide profile.
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
The katar is made of wootz steel and comes from Bikaner.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A purely Chinese guard and not a very ornate one.
Used to move imperial orders from the emperor’s quarters to the recipient.
Of the Western Buryats, living near the shores of Lake Baikal.