A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that meanders over the blade.
A late 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.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
Large and heavy example with the notable Umlauff provenance.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
With Persian style blade, showing Indian workmanship.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
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.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n