An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
Its blade pattern-welded and chiseled with designs of hunters and animals.
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.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
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 charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
A very fine specimen, complete with 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