Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
A saber that is peculiar to the southern part of the island of Borneo.
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
With double tiered golden crown.
Also known as pedang lurus.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
A very fine Malay matchlock or "satingar" with Indo-Portuguese style luck.
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
From the Aceh region, described locally as peudeueng peusangan with a "hulu meu apet" or Indian styled basket hilt.
With the characteristic carved face hilt and the rarer "sarong seltoep" scabbard.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
With triple tiered golden crown with enamel decor.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.