Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
Silk horse mask from the Xianbei ruled dynasty which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 A.D.
Of a type likely produced by the Shan people and traded widely in the region.
With Tongzhi reign marks, corresponding to the year 1863.
A simple utilitarian weapon, probably made for rural martial artists or militia.
Southern Chinese officer style saber with later inscription H.Hunt 1876.
Wide-bladed pair with eccentric hilt features. Complete with scabbard.
A set of the rarer long and wide variety with very well-carved hilts and good overall finish.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
Probably of Chinese origin, resembling some of the earliest Japanese swords in existence.
Made of solid silver, in Qing court style. With 19th-century European import marks.
Probably of Southern origin, with a straight blade and flaring tip.