Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
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 fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
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.
A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n