A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
A rare 17th-century sword guard made of foreign steel.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
Of the exact type seen in use by the famous 29th Route Army.
With staghorn grip finely carved with plum blossoms.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
Of a late 19th century type with a silver-backed hardwood grip.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
Built around a beautifully forged blade, in full polish, revealing a burl grain pattern.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
A rather well-made example of its type.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.
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.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
A set of two interesting guards of unusual form.
Of forms derived from Chinese prototypes.
Japanese designs derived off "canton tsuba".
Products of Asian maritime trade in the 17th-18th centuries.
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.