With mountings of meticulously worked copper with silver overlays
With beautiful pierced ironwork scabbard.
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.
Presented here is a beautiful khanda with an exceptionally fine pierced hilt.
With overlays of vegetal motifs alternated with animals, actual and mythical.
A very good example of a Tibetan dpa'dam in its archetypical form.
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 charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
Part of a group of rare late 17th century examples, representing the finest of its kind.
With Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
Sawasa is a copper-gold alloy that was patinated a "raven black" and then highlights were parcel-gilt.
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.