Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
A very heavy Manchu bow used for strength training and military examinations.
For the bowyers, a set of parts of an authentic 19th century Qing bow.
A short-eared composite bow with an iron hinge in the handle so it folds upon itself.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
Signed Yasutsugu, with sayagaki referring to the Tokugawa family.
Depicting the golden cat, representing the 6th military rank.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
Of a style that fell out of use with the fall of the Qing.
A typical example, complete with lacquered scabbard.
A rarer configuration, normally mounted with brass in this period. With a chrome-plated blade.
From the Ming-Qing transition period, with many typical Ming features.
A short, stout Chinese straightsword of a type used by village defenses across the empire.
A peculiar Chinese dadao with markings attributing it to a Hui army or battallion.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
Iron chopsticks that combine as a kogai, with silver inlaid Paulownia mon.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
A heavy, well-made piece that was probably a military issue.
The 17th-century blade is mounted in fittings designed by Philip Tom and executed by Vince Evans some 20 years ago.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
A rare 17th-century sword guard made of foreign steel.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
Of the exact type seen in use by the famous 29th Route Army.
A Japanese sword guard with the cross of the House of Aviz.
With a connection to local royalty in Jinchuan, Sichuan province.
Made of heavy silk with gilt copper alloy mounts.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With gold and black painted face with geometric decor.
Adjusted for use on a Japanese sword.
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
With a good blade and a set of fittings that exceed the quality of most of this period.
With influences from several cultures that are rarely seen on a single blade.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
An early Chinese militia jiàn most likely dating from the Ming.
A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
Comprising of a bow, arrows, and string sent to the U.S.A. in 1964 plus an associated quiver.