With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.
A very good Vietnamese ceremonial kiem of the Nguyen dynasty.
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
A rather good example of a Japanese-made nanban tsuba.
A near round tsuba with beaded rim depicting two dragons in vegetal scrollwork.
An iron openwork guard two dragons chasing a flaming pearl.
Chiseled in the blade is “勅今” which could either mean "imperial order" or "Daoist magic command".
With openwork brass mounts in early imperial style.
With twist-core steel and of early liuyedao form. Probably 17th century.
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
An honest, unpretentious fighting weapon of the Ming-Qing period.
The Chinese straightsword or jiàn (劍) was traditi
A Chinese waist saber or yaodao / peidao of the first half of the 18th century.
An unusually large presentation saber in the style of high-end Chinese military sabers.
An English rifle that was built around an 18th-century Ottoman barrel of the finest quality.
A deluxe set of double straightswords with carved ivory grips and gilt mounts.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like
Of the Malabar coast, South India.
The handle covered with gold damascening.
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
Also known as pedang lurus.
With narrow liuyedao blades of moderate curvature.
Of a type worn among others by the Valiant Cavalry.
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
A large example of a type called sang.
The slender blade is made of flawless wootz steel in boldly contrasting shades of silver and dark grey.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yata
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
Of the Western Buryats, living near the shores of Lake Baikal.
A rare Ottoman bow that has seen better days.
Possibly made in Gujarat and eventually incorporated in the Bikaner armory
With a substantial, quality blade.
The talwar or talvār (Hindi) is
Presented here is a beautiful khanda with an exceptionally fine pierced hilt.
Used to move imperial orders from the emperor’s quarters to the recipient.
An exceptional example with a graceful hilt with a strong presence.
With fine blade, of liuyedao form with a gentle curvature.
Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation, took many mortal shapes, or "avatar"
With massive 10mm thick blade with strong distal taper.
Late 18th century, complete with its original scabbard.
With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
The hudiedao (蝴蝶刀), are a type of double swords p
An early type of Korean soldier's helmet.
Introduction to the type
This type of sword is referred to as zhibe
Pellet bows and crossbows have a long history in China.
Called khiên in Vietnamese.
With an estimated draw weight of 160-200 pounds.
The khanda represents one of the oldest forms of Indian sword
This one is for the connoisseur of blades.
With wootz blade and wootz Hindu basket hilt