A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
Also known as Kwanto-gata, with two facing dragon chasing a pearl.
Asian sword guard of unknown origin, modified in Japan.
Large example with gold and silver overlay.
Unusual piece with depiction of a foreign figure.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
Tetsugendo school. Round plate with discoid cross-section, chiseled with dragons.
Signed by an artist named Kanesada from Higo.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
With bat-shaped guard. A very high-quality example for the time period.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
This one has the early, peaked form and is signed by its maker.
A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
A very ornate example worn by chieftains of the Rukai and Paiwan tribes of Southern Taiwan.
With Nanban-style guard and kozuka. Signed Fujiwara Hisayoshi.
A pair of Samurai shin protectors finished with Dutch "goudleer".
Large Japanese spearhead with red lacquered zig-zag groove. Signed Mitsuhiro.
A fine cross-shaped yari made by Enju Nobakatsu, with NBTHK Hozon papers.
With a sayagaki by Honma sensei attributing it to Yosozaemon.
Made by the Kinai group of Echizen, who originated as horimono carvers.
A wakizashi by master Kunikiyo, tested by the most famous sword tester of 17th century Japan.
A fine and unusually large tsuba. Attributed to Hizen by the NBTHK.
Unusual Chinese duanjian with fine gilt mounts and a blade of non-Chinese origin.
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.