Carved out of copper alloy with details highlighted in gold.
As worn by Southern Chinese military and militiamen.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
One of his classic designs, signed by the maker.
A peculiar tsuba with a depiction of Bodhidharma and two dragon chasing a pearl.
Of a type likely produced by the Shan people and traded widely in the region.
A simple utilitarian weapon, probably made for rural martial artists or militia.
Made of carved wood with metal inlays for eyes and mouth.
Pierced and chiseled showing an 18th century European vessel.
Very finely carved with designs reminiscent of export wares.
Very delicate work with carved guardian lions.
The thick and heavy blade is marked with a script that has yet to be identified.
In excavated condition, with copper alloy hilt.
For holding and protecting important documents.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
A robust and heavy example, crafted with care.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
Carved with typically Dayak aso motifs.
Carved of amber-colored horn, with an ancestral face with metal inlays.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandalay, gained fame in the 19th century.
Of pierced iron, elaborately cut with lotus petal border.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
With forward swept iron guard and swollen grip.
Japanese sword guard depicting three wise monkeys conveying the message see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
Canton work for the Japanese market, with 28 metal balls in separate compartments.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
Wide-bladed pair with eccentric hilt features. Complete with scabbard.
Mounted on a custom hardwood stand
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
A masterpiece of the genre. The Yagami school were excellent carvers of iron.
Unusual tsuba with foreign figures and Chinese auspicious symbols.
A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
With fine flaming pamor blade and notched "cekah redut" hilt.
Fine Mindan dha with a scene from the Ramayana on its blade.
Of typical South Borneo workmanship, but formed like a mandau from Kutai.