With snake skin nock. Probably made by Ju Yuan Hao in the 1950s.
A purely Chinese guard and not a very ornate one.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
The work nice and crisp, the execution has a naturalistic charm to it.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
With a large double-edged tip and golden cresting.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
Such rings were worn by Qing dynasty "bannermen" as a sign of their status as a conquest elite.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
A rather well-made example of its type.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
One of the last bows by Yang Wentong, father of Yang Fuxi.