An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Called sung hoả mai in Vietnamese, with baitong lock.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n