A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
The only set of its type known to me in both private and museum collections.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
Fine German hunting flintlock with captured Ottoman barrel.
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
With a rare single-edged blade with tight fullering.