A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
The only set of its type known to me in both private and museum collections.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
Fine German hunting flintlock with captured Ottoman barrel.
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
With a rare single-edged blade with tight fullering.
A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
Complete with key, inside divider and four silver containers.
Sawasa is metalware in black and gold made primarily for the Dutch expat community in Asia.
Upgraded with filigree to resemble a snuff bottle.
One of his classic designs, signed by the maker.
Pierced and chiseled showing an 18th century European vessel.
Unusual tsuba with foreign figures and Chinese auspicious symbols.
Very delicate work with carved guardian lions.