The long version of the jambiya, with blackened, gold inlaid blade.
Of the 19th century. Ex Stephen Selby collection.
Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
With massive blade and silk brocade decorated scabbard.
Made of pasteboard, finely lacquered with roses and nightengales.
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
Fine German hunting flintlock with captured Ottoman barrel.
A large Tibetan sword, known in the local language as dpa'dam.
An over 400-year-old Mughal court dagger. Once lavishly decorated with gold.
The walrus ivory hilt is expertly carved. The blade is wootz with fine gold overlay.
Consisting of an iron weight on a long leather strap.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
An iron weight that was attached to a long leather strap.
This kind of fine work is typical for Tibetan work of the 15th-16th centuries.
With a rare, finely forged double hairpin blade.
A once fine example that had a bit of a rough life.
Nice Persian dagger with fine wootz blade and unusual hilt material.
With early blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
With a rare single-edged blade with tight fullering.
With forge folded, overlaid blade.
Consisting of shield, helmet and arm protector.
Persian steel shield with fine Qajar style painted dome.