A Chinese "sword breaker" with the rarer, bamboo-sectioned rod.
A heavily executed Chinese carrying pole that was used as a weapon.
This enigmatic hardwood club is modeled after a sword.
With fine chiseled decoration and largely intact koftgari.
A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
A highly unusual set of paired maces with crescent tips.
Called suàntóu gǔduǒ in Mandarin, with characteristic brass head.
With lacquered shaft. Previously sold at Sotheby's in 1985.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
A Chinese traditional hidden striking weapon, this time executed in the "white copper" alloy.
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
With a finely crafted silver handle with dragons and squirrels, mounted on a malacca cane.
Depicting the golden cat, representing the 6th military rank.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
With large dragon head collar piece.
Unusual set of paired Chinese maces of good workmanship.
Chinese civilian martial artists used a wide variety of weapons.
The Japanese kusarigama is a variation of the gama, a scythe-like weapon that
A Japanese volume from the 唐土訓蒙圖彚 or "Illustrated Encyclopedia of Things Ch
This very well-made box is entirely made of wootz steel.
With tapering blade, hollow ground on each side to make the edges slightly sharper.
In Chinese military culture, there has long been a distinc
Used to move imperial orders from the emperor’s quarters to the recipient.
As a non-military weapon, not much was written about Chin
With a five-clawed imperial dragon chasing the pearl of wisdom.
Flails derived off farming tools were used since antiquity