A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
An exceptional example with a graceful hilt with a strong presence.
A very fine example retaining its original lacquered shaft.
An impressive example with true inlays in silver in the hilt.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation, took many mortal shapes, or "avatar"
A classic example of the 16th century.
With beautiful pierced ironwork scabbard.
Presented here is a beautiful khanda with an exceptionally fine pierced hilt.
With Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
A very good example of a Tibetan dpa'dam in its archetypical form.
Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.