Persian steel shield with fine Qajar style painted dome.
Consisting of shield, helmet and arm protector.
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 forge folded, overlaid blade.
With a rare single-edged blade with tight fullering.
Nice Persian dagger with fine wootz blade and unusual hilt material.
Fine German hunting flintlock with captured Ottoman barrel.
Made of pasteboard, finely lacquered with roses and nightengales.
The only set of its type known to me in both private and museum collections.
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…