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