A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
A very fine specimen, complete with ruby-set scabbard.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A rather well-made example of its type.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
A fine Chinese straightsword blade, of typical Qing form with a rather wide profile.