Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.