A charming Balinese keris holder in the form of Hanuman, the brave monkey king.
An exceedingly rare set with fine mother of pearl inlaid string board
With floral overlay, kinatah, typical for the period.
A fine example, probably meant for Palembang royalty.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Of the silver overlaid type made in Mindan, with an unusual story on the blade.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
A textbook example of this rare and early type of keris.
A curious slashing weapon from northern Borneo.
With silver overlay on iron even continued on its hilt.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
With fine flaming pamor blade and notched "cekah redut" hilt.
Fine Mindan dha with a scene from the Ramayana on its blade.
Of typical South Borneo workmanship, but formed like a mandau from Kutai.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
With forward swept iron guard and swollen grip.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandalay, gained fame in the 19th century.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A Madurese keris hilt, carved from dark hardwood in the form of a Dutch cuirassier.
Carved of amber-colored horn, with an ancestral face with metal inlays.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Carved with typically Dayak aso "dog dragon" motifs.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
In excavated condition, with copper alloy hilt.
For holding and protecting important documents.
The thick and heavy blade is marked with a script that has yet to be identified.
Of a type likely produced by the Shan people and traded widely in the region.
Made of carved wood with metal inlays for eyes and mouth.