Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal sacrifices.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
Of the practical fighting type, made of a dense wood known as eroa.
Made of palm wood, entirely decorated with plaited work.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
With gold plated hilt and pattern welded blade.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
A 19th-century type with an etched blade, simulating patterned steel.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
With Persian style blade, showing Indian workmanship.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".