It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Iron lockbox with key, decorated with the gold koftgari normally seen on arms.
Traditionally associated with Vishnu, it was an essential piece of equipment for the Sikh nihang.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
The best of its kind known to me, with silver overlay and ivory finial.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
A relatively rare variety of an Indian war axe, called tungi.
Made with a separate parakeet-shaped hook, attached to long tanged spearhead.
South India, made of chiseled iron with bird-bodied yali creatures.
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
An antique Sinhalese walking cane, made of a light and relatively flexible
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
With a finely crafted silver handle with dragons and squirrels, mounted on a malacca cane.
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the