Typical Chinese hook sword, with seldom-seen fine silver wire overlay.
A fine, Circa 400-year-old blade in 19th-century tachi mountings.
With a golden damascened lock of the Indo-Portuguese type.
With floral overlay, kinatah, typical for the period.
Resist-dyed cotton in white and indigo, with three fans mon.
Of typical South Borneo workmanship, but formed like a mandau from Kutai.
A fine example, probably meant for Palembang royalty.
Carved out of copper alloy with details highlighted in gold.
Very delicate work with carved guardian lions.
Of pierced iron, elaborately cut with lotus petal border.
Unusual tsuba with foreign figures and Chinese auspicious symbols.
Pierced and chiseled showing an 18th century European vessel.
One of his classic designs, signed by the maker.
Very finely carved with designs reminiscent of export wares.
With the swirling arabesque motifs that are typical for this period.
Mounted on a custom hardwood stand
Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
Made of carved wood with metal inlays for eyes and mouth.
Carved of amber-colored horn, with an ancestral face with metal inlays.
Carved with typically Dayak aso motifs.
For holding and protecting important documents.
With scenes of pine trees and three drawers.
Very good example with a finely carved warrior scene.
Each plate with raised rib, the visor embossed with simulated eyebrows.
A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
Very heavy armor, made for business.
In black and gold urushi lacquer, with fine mother-of-pearl inlays with aquatic landscapes on both sides.
A fine tantō forged in the Sōshū tradition with Hon'Ami Koson sayagaki.
An exceedingly rare set with fine mother of pearl inlaid string board
In excavated condition, with copper alloy hilt.
With forward swept iron guard and swollen grip.
As worn by Southern Chinese military and militiamen.
Probably of Southern origin, with a straight blade and flaring tip.
In the style of northern work of the 16th and 17th centuries
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
Canton work for the Japanese market, with 28 metal balls in separate compartments.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Probably of Chinese origin, resembling some of the earliest Japanese swords in existence.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
A set of the rarer long and wide variety with very well-carved hilts and good overall finish.
Wide-bladed pair with eccentric hilt features. Complete with scabbard.
Southern Chinese officer style saber with later inscription H.Hunt 1876.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
A simple utilitarian weapon, probably made for rural martial artists or militia.
With Tongzhi reign marks, corresponding to the year 1863.
Blade with fine dragon horimono. The mounts signed Sōmin and Masatatsu.
Both blades signed, its koshirae fine maki-e lacquer work. Ito school tsuba and Mino Gotō style mounts.
A charming Balinese keris holder in the form of Hanuman, the brave monkey king.