Fine work and one of the very few enamelled tsuba by this maker.
A masterpiece of the genre. The Yagami school were excellent carvers of iron.
Literally "skull splitter", more widely known as kabutowari; "helmet splitter." An excellent example, one of the best…
Bali keris with fine slanted wrapped pamor, considered to be one of the most powerful pamor.
With fine flaming pamor blade and notched "cekah redut" hilt.
Xièzhì are mythical animals and were the emblem of the Qing censorate.
Of a type likely produced by the Shan people and traded widely in the region.
Nice plain dha as used in Yunnan, Burma, and northern Thailand. Complete with baldric.
With inscriptions on blade, unusual grooves, and brass inlaid copper mounts.
The thick and heavy blade is marked with a script that has yet to be identified.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandalay, gained fame in the 19th century.
With entirely silver covered hilt and silver mounts on scabbard.
Fine Mindan dha with a scene from the Ramayana on its blade.
With silver overlay on iron even continued on its hilt.
Inspired by uchigatana brought into Vietnam by Japanese refugees who settled along the coast.
Made in the 16th century, for the warrior monks of the Hozo-in temple in Nara.
A Qing officer saber with silver overlay on the blade.
Considered one of the best makers of naginata, he worked for the household of Fukushima Masanori.
With a black and gold metal sleeve, often called "sawasa".
A charming Balinese keris holder in the form of Hanuman, the brave monkey king.
With raised gold overlay and gilt-enamel
Both blades signed, its koshirae fine maki-e lacquer work. Ito school tsuba and Mino Gotō style mounts.
Blade with fine dragon horimono. The mounts signed Sōmin and Masatatsu.
A pair, both with Banner markings, one Manchu and one Hanjun.
A large piece dating from the Ming-Qing transition period of the 17th century.
Long yet light, with unusual flower-shaped iron guard.
With fine quality jade hilt and baitong mounted scabbard.
With Tongzhi reign marks, corresponding to the year 1863.
A simple utilitarian weapon, probably made for rural martial artists or militia.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
Southern Chinese officer style saber with later inscription H.Hunt 1876.
The first of its kind I've ever seen on the market.
Wide-bladed pair with eccentric hilt features. Complete with scabbard.
Qing period blade in very nicely made early 20th century mounts.
A set of the rarer long and wide variety with very well-carved hilts and good overall finish.
A very rare variety of the Chinese repeating crossbow that shoots large pellets.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
With five chamber canister. The whole in silver gilt overlay with Vietnamese decorative elements.
Probably of Chinese origin, resembling some of the earliest Japanese swords in existence.
Made of solid silver, in Qing court style. With 19th-century European import marks.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Canton work for the Japanese market, with 28 metal balls in separate compartments.
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
In the style of northern work of the 16th and 17th centuries
Probably of Southern origin, with a straight blade and flaring tip.
Carrying Chinese silver marks on their scabbard mounts.
Unusual Chinese trousse set with "friends of winter" theme.