It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
A fine and unusually large tsuba. Attributed to Hizen by the NBTHK.
The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
Unusual Chinese duanjian with fine gilt mounts and a blade of non-Chinese origin.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.
A large Chinese rattan shield called tengpai, used by special front-line troops.
An old Korean hornbow from the 50s or 60s with string and arrows.
A very rare matching set of Korean bowcase and quiver.
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
A fine twistcore blade in standard pattern Qing military mounts.
Classic pair of Southern Chinese butterfly swords.
A classic example of the narrow military type, with brass guards.
A peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
An exceptionally well-carved Ainu knife.
A slender makiri with a bark wrapped scabbard.
Of a typical style used in Hokkaido in the 19th century.
Resembling a makiri but with the blade's edge on the opposite side.
A luxury Ainu knife styled after the Japanese tantō.
With deeply carved scabbard, complete with fine guard embroidered sash.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A nice belatu with the rarer gari matuwà style blade.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
This enigmatic hardwood club is modeled after a sword.
Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
Tokubetsu Hozon, attributed to Den Tametsugu. With fine itomaki no tachi koshirae.
Based on a Chinese military saber blade, with unusual horn demon hilt
A heavily executed Chinese carrying pole that was used as a weapon.
Sized like the Chinese changren dadao, yet the execution of the hilt is Cambodian.
A Chinese shortsword made by a well-known Longquan maker.
A Chinese "sword breaker" with the rarer, bamboo-sectioned rod.
Of a type used by bandits, brigands, pirates, and the like.
Signed, ubu. Complete with tasteful koshirae and Hozon papers.
The very detailed mountings are decorated with designs of Japanese spiny lobsters.
Of rather clean design for the area, with separate silver mouth with teeth in hilt.
A textbook example of this rare and early type of keris.
12th-century blade. 33rd Shinsha Juyō Token with sayagaki by Tanobe.
A curious slashing weapon from northern Borneo.
Of the silver overlaid type made in Mindan, with an unusual story on the blade.
With spinach green jade handle and carved buffalo horn scabbard.
With fine 18th century blade that combines many stylistic features.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandalay, gained fame in the 19th century.
Silk horse mask from the Xianbei ruled dynasty which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 A.D.
N.B.T.H.K. Hozon with a set of Nanban-style koshirae with signed tsuba.
Southern Chinese saber made for a soldier under the Plain Red Banner.
Japanese sword guard depicting three wise monkeys conveying the message see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
Blade signed Sesshū-jū Fujiwara Hiroyoshi, active in the 1670s-80s.
A short version of the Vietnamese kiếm sword with a finely carved horn hilt.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
Rare type of rectangular wooden shield from Vietnam.
Exceptionally large pierced iron guard for a Chinese yidao; "virtuous saber".
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.