Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Of typical design, forged from one piece of iron, overlaid with brass on one side.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Cast brass shield of a ceremonial type that was used during sword dances in Aceh.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
A peculiar cast iron sword guard, probably from the South China Seas area.
Unusual piece with depiction of a foreign figure.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
A peculiar tsuba with a depiction of Bodhidharma and two dragon chasing a pearl.
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its outer surface is decorated with interlocking swastikas and family crests.
With a long, sword-like blade characteristic of this type. With original belt.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
A style of dagger often associated with the pilgrimage to Mecca.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
An old warhorse with several repairs.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
Made using Persian wootz. Pronounced features, chiseled socket.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.