A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
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, they are based on the Indo-Portuguese system. This example has a 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.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n