With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
An unusual piece: Jian with these mountings are usually of the long type, o
With differential heat-treatment, creating a cloudy crystalline effect along the edge.
A large and rather interesting Chinese jian dating from the Chines
Short but substantial, with its protruding tip it's rather mace-like.
A fine Chinese straightsword blade, of typical Qing form with a rather wide profile.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
A very fine Malay matchlock or "satingar" with Indo-Portuguese style luck.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
A classic Japanese ship tsuba with a motif called “kazeh
The work nice and crisp, the execution has a naturalistic charm to it.
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
The hudiedao (蝴蝶刀), are a type of double swords p
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.
A nice example of a rare, shorter carbine sized Tibetan matchlock musket.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
An antique set of scabbard fittings for a Chinese saber, probably second ha
A good set of the first half of the 19th century, with large and rather heavy forge folded blades.
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
A fine example with mother-or-pearl decorated hilt and scabbard.
The Yi or Nuosuo people are known as Lolo in early Western ethnographic wr
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
A rather well-made example of its type.
A large Chinese double handed falchion of a form that is both related to th
The hudiedao (蝴蝶刀), are a type of double swords peculiar to t
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
Fine and unusual, with Italian renaissance style decoration.
With double tiered golden crown.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
With a wide clipped tip with notched upper edge.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
With a very good, substantial blade with differential heat treatment.
Dated 1895. Large and heavy, a quality piece.
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
Unusual set of paired Chinese maces of good workmanship.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
A massive 17th century saber blade with markings in Manchu and Chinese.
Rare extant work of a famous workshop in Chengdu.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
With translucent horn bellies glued on red pigment.
A very nice and complete example, circa 1920's-30's.
With large dragon head collar piece.
With rare downward curving grip as seen on artwork of the 17th and 18th centuries.
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.