A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
With Persian style blade, showing Indian workmanship.
Large and heavy example with the notable Umlauff provenance.
A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
A late 19th-century type with an etched blade, simulating patterned steel.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
With gold plated hilt and pattern welded blade.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.