A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Called sung hoả mai in Vietnamese, they are based on the Indo-Portuguese system. This example has a baitong lock.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).