Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
Carved with typically Dayak aso "dog dragon" motifs.
A robust and heavy example, crafted with care.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
In excavated condition, with copper alloy hilt.
For holding and protecting important documents.
The thick and heavy blade is marked with a script that has yet to be identified.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Very finely carved with designs reminiscent of export wares.
Very delicate work with carved guardian lions.
Pierced and chiseled showing an 18th century European vessel.
Of a type likely produced by the Shan people and traded widely in the region.
A simple utilitarian weapon, probably made for rural martial artists or militia.
Made of carved wood with metal inlays for eyes and mouth.
A peculiar tsuba with a depiction of Bodhidharma and two dragon chasing a pearl.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Made of brass and bronze, now deeply patinated.
One of his classic designs, signed by the maker.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Carved out of copper alloy with details highlighted in gold.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.