An old Korean hornbow from the 50s or 60s with string and arrows.
A fine and unusually large tsuba. Attributed to Hizen by the NBTHK.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Made of palm wood, entirely decorated with plaited work.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
Unusual piece with depiction of a foreign figure.
A peculiar tsuba with a depiction of Bodhidharma and two dragon chasing a pearl.
Its outer surface is decorated with interlocking swastikas and family crests.
A peculiar cast iron sword guard, probably from the South China Seas area.
The only set of its type known to me in both private and museum collections.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
A very rare example of a type of early all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibet
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
With a connection to local royalty in Jinchuan, Sichuan province.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.