With mountings of meticulously worked copper with silver overlays
With openwork brass mounts in early imperial style.
With twist-core steel and of early liuyedao form. Probably 17th century.
An unusually large presentation saber in the style of high-end Chinese military sabers.
A deluxe set of double straightswords with carved ivory grips and gilt mounts.
With overlays of vegetal motifs alternated with animals, actual and mythical.
A massive 17th century saber blade with markings in Manchu and Chinese.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
A very early, full-length type, rarely seen with chiseled iron mounts.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
Of military style with long, narrow blades and ribbed hardwood grips.
Exceedingly rare Ainu sword. Comes in an old Japanese collection box.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
With deeply carved scabbard, complete with fine guard embroidered sash.