A very early, full-length type, rarely seen with chiseled iron mounts.
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.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
A signed and dated Burmese dha.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With gold and black painted face with geometric decor.
A very rare example of a type of all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibetans of
Adjusted for use on a Japanese sword.
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
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.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
With great sculptural qualities.
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.
An extremely rare sleeveless vest from the Ming-Qing transition period.
With a good blade and a set of fittings that exceed the quality of most of this period.
With influences from several cultures that are rarely seen on a single blade.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
An early Chinese militia jiàn most likely dating from the Ming.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
Comprising of a bow, arrows, and string sent to the U.S.A. in 1964 plus an associated quiver.
Built around a beautifully forged blade, in full polish, revealing a burl grain pattern.
Its large blade is of ridged cross-section, inspired by the Japanese design.
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
With rare downward curving grip as seen on artwork of the 17th and 18th centuries.
With large dragon head collar piece.
A very nice and complete example, circa 1920's-30's.
With translucent horn bellies glued on red pigment.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
Rare extant work of a famous workshop in Chengdu.
A massive 17th century saber blade with markings in Manchu and Chinese.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
Unusual set of paired Chinese maces of good workmanship.
Dated 1895. Large and heavy, a quality piece.