Typical Chinese hook sword, with seldom-seen fine silver wire overlay.
A fine, Circa 400-year-old blade in 19th-century tachi mountings.
With a golden damascened lock of the Indo-Portuguese type.
Resist-dyed cotton in white and indigo, with three fans mon.
Carved out of copper alloy with details highlighted in gold.
Very delicate work with carved guardian lions.
Of pierced iron, elaborately cut with lotus petal border.
Unusual tsuba with foreign figures and Chinese auspicious symbols.
Pierced and chiseled showing an 18th century European vessel.
One of his classic designs, signed by the maker.
Very finely carved with designs reminiscent of export wares.
With the swirling arabesque motifs that are typical for this period.
Mounted on a custom hardwood stand
Southern Chinese style with birds in plum branches.
With scenes of pine trees and three drawers.
Very good example with a finely carved warrior scene.
Each plate with raised rib, the visor embossed with simulated eyebrows.
A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
A pair of daishō with blades forged by the Takada smiths of Bungo in the north of Kyūshū.
Very heavy armor, made for business.
In black and gold urushi lacquer, with fine mother-of-pearl inlays with aquatic landscapes on both sides.
A fine tantō forged in the Sōshū tradition with Hon'Ami Koson sayagaki.
A masterpiece by the "cursed" smith, active in the early 16th century.
An extremely rare dagger, made in the Qing court workshops.
Called kuttom-ushbe in the local language. This one mounted in deer antler mounts.
Despite its size it is of remarkably fine workmanship.
Large and heavy example with the notable Umlauff provenance.
The hat traditionally worn by Beijingese gentlemen.
The archetype Chinese bamboo helmet that is often seen on early photos.
DescriptionAn old Chinese conical helmet of a type that militiamen and foot soldiers wor
As worn by Southern Chinese military and militiamen.
Unusual Chinese knife with a twisted hilt with horn scales.
DescriptionAn unusual Chinese trousse set.
Unusual Chinese trousse set with "friends of winter" theme.
Carrying Chinese silver marks on their scabbard mounts.
Probably of Southern origin, with a straight blade and flaring tip.
In the style of northern work of the 16th and 17th centuries
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
Canton work for the Japanese market, with 28 metal balls in separate compartments.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Made of solid silver, in Qing court style. With 19th-century European import marks.
Probably of Chinese origin, resembling some of the earliest Japanese swords in existence.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
A very rare variety of the Chinese repeating crossbow that shoots large pellets.
A set of the rarer long and wide variety with very well-carved hilts and good overall finish.
Qing period blade in very nicely made early 20th century mounts.
Wide-bladed pair with eccentric hilt features. Complete with scabbard.