With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
One of the last bows by Yang Wentong, father of Yang Fuxi.
With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
With a large double-edged tip and golden cresting.
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
With fine carved hilts, substantial bronze D-guards, and subtle signs of heat treatment on the blades.
With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
With parcel gilding and ruby eyes, in a fine silver repousse scabbard.
A rare example retaining its original silver covered scabbard.
A large and heavy example with chiseled decor and silver overlaid base.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
The wide blade with clipped tip mounted on a riveted wooden grip.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
A typical example with a nice forge folded blade with differential heat treatment.
With snake skin nock. Probably made by Ju Yuan Hao in the 1950s.
Made by the last operational bowyer of China, probably for the Mongolian market.
With iron mounts with golden overlay of dragons.
Dating from the revival period of Chinese archery in the 1930s.
An antique Sinhalese walking cane, made of a light and relatively flexible
With gilt copper scabbard and multi-row twist-core blade.
The archetypical Chinese sword guard that gave rise to the Japanese genre of "nanban tsuba".
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
Such rings were worn by Qing dynasty "bannermen" as a sign of their status as a conquest elite.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
With a finely crafted silver handle with dragons and squirrels, mounted on a malacca cane.
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
A bronze processional piece with reign marks attributing it to the year 1864.
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.