A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
With gilt copper scabbard and multi-row twist-core blade.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
Made by a maker called Noah in 1809 for a certain Mehemmed Ağa Fî. With beautiful golden overlays on blade.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
An excellently designed thrusting dagger with T-spine and sharp tip.
With blonde horn grip scales and brass plated scabbard.
A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Of typical design, forged from one piece of iron, overlaid with brass on one side.
With lacquered shaft. Previously sold at Sotheby's in 1985.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
A style of dagger often associated with the pilgrimage to Mecca.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
With a long, sword-like blade characteristic of this type. With original belt.
A small, heavily reinforced buckler as used by Ottoman Kurdish infantry.
With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that meanders over the blade.
With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
With fine chiseled decoration and largely intact koftgari.
From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
With gold plated hilt and pattern welded blade.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
Made using Persian wootz. Pronounced features, chiseled socket.
Finely crafted wootz blade, and golden inlays at the base.
A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.