In emerald green scabbard and with fan case.
A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.
With a good quality wootz blade.
With heavy mounts executed in silver.
With a shield that reminds of Deccan cuirasses.
Probably from the late Kandyan period.
Accomplished by bending the edge up and down alternately and polishing it smooth again.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like
The handle covered with gold damascening.
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
The slender blade is made of flawless wootz steel in boldly contrasting shades of silver and dark grey.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yata
Possibly made in Gujarat and eventually incorporated in the Bikaner armory
An exceptional example with a graceful hilt with a strong presence.
Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation, took many mortal shapes, or "avatar"
A nice Balkan Ottoman dagger of a type called hançer
A north Indian bichuwa dagger with recurved blade and richly decorated hilt.
A classic example of the 16th century.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.
With a hilt that is of typical southern form, with a cupped base and langets.
From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
Unusually large and with all-metal handle that opens with a screw.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were co
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th cen
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
Of superior quality manufacture, combining a mix of European and Ottoman taste.
With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
A fine example with mother-or-pearl decorated hilt and scabbard.
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
Fine and unusual, with Italian renaissance style decoration.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.