Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
19th century, probably originating from Cirebon.
Private collection. Not for sale.
The Hindu mythical brother of Hanuman, the Monkey King.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
With floral overlay, kinatah, typical for the period.
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
With a black and gold metal sleeve, often called "sawasa".
With naginata-style blades, and lavish gilt copper mounts.