Cast brass shield of a purely ceremonial type that was used during sword dances in Aceh.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
With double tiered golden crown.
A very fine Malay matchlock or "satingar" with Indo-Portuguese style luck.
Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
A saber that is peculiar to the southern part of the island of Borneo.
The Dayak people of Borneo used two to three meter long bl
Also known as pedang lurus.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
With triple tiered golden crown with enamel decor.
From the Aceh region, described locally as peudeueng peusangan with a "hulu meu apet" or Indian styled basket hilt.
A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.