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.
An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
The Dayak people of Borneo used two to three meter long bl
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.
Also known as pedang lurus.
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.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
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.
A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.
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.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
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.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
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.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.