Cast brass shield of a purely ceremonial type that was used during sword dances in Aceh.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
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.
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