With all silver construction, including the blade.
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
Fine work and one of the very few enamelled tsuba by this maker.
A masterpiece of the genre. The Yagami school were excellent carvers of iron.
With fine flaming pamor blade and notched "cekah redut" hilt.
A large Tibetan sword, known in the local language as dpa'dam.
Of a type likely produced by the Shan people and traded widely in the region.
The thick and heavy blade is marked with a script that has yet to be identified.
One of the rarest forms of dha, with a hilt and scabbard carved like a bird.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandalay, gained fame in the 19th century.
Fine Mindan dha with a scene from the Ramayana on its blade.
With silver overlay on iron even continued on its hilt.
Inspired by uchigatana brought into Vietnam by Japanese refugees who settled along the coast.
The hilt is in the typical Marwari Rajput style, made by Ram Namar in 1857 A.D.
Fine Indian kard with gilt copper alloy hilt, decorated with chiseled flowers.
With wootz blade and the jade hilt set with small rubies.
All the designs being true inlay, with almost no losses.
A what? Yes exactly. An extremely rare piece, the only example I am aware of in published collections at least.
Made in the 16th century, for the warrior monks of the Hozo-in temple in Nara.
The style typical of Kutch, the execution far above what is normally seen on work from that area.
Considered one of the best makers of naginata, he worked for the household of Fukushima Masanori.
Its hilt overlaid with thick silver, then fire-gilt.
A charming Balinese keris holder in the form of Hanuman, the brave monkey king.
Both blades signed, its koshirae fine maki-e lacquer work. Ito school tsuba and Mino Gotō style mounts.
With Tongzhi reign marks, corresponding to the year 1863.
A simple utilitarian weapon, probably made for rural martial artists or militia.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
Southern Chinese officer style saber with later inscription H.Hunt 1876.
Wide-bladed pair with eccentric hilt features. Complete with scabbard.
A set of the rarer long and wide variety with very well-carved hilts and good overall finish.
This kind of fine work is typical for Tibetan work of the 15th-16th centuries.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
Probably of Chinese origin, resembling some of the earliest Japanese swords in existence.
Made of solid silver, in Qing court style. With 19th-century European import marks.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Canton work for the Japanese market, with 28 metal balls in separate compartments.
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
In the style of northern work of the 16th and 17th centuries
Probably of Southern origin, with a straight blade and flaring tip.
As worn by Southern Chinese military and militiamen.
DescriptionAn old Chinese conical helmet of a type that militiamen and foot soldiers wor
With a rare, finely forged double hairpin blade.
Nice Persian dagger with fine wootz blade and unusual hilt material.
With a rare single-edged blade with tight fullering.
With forward swept iron guard and swollen grip.
With forge folded, overlaid blade.
In excavated condition, with copper alloy hilt.