A typical example with a nice forge folded blade with differential heat treatment.
With a finely crafted silver handle with dragons and squirrels, mounted on a malacca cane.
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
With fine overlaid blade this area was known for.
With silver-clad scabbard executed in their typical style.
Its blade portraying the story of one of the previous lives of Guatama Buddha.
A nice example that can serve as a benchmark to help date others.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
With staghorn grip finely carved with plum blossoms.
Of a late 19th century type with a silver-backed hardwood grip.
Of an all-wooden construction, simulating a sheathed long saber.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
A signed and dated Burmese dha.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
With a very good, substantial blade with differential heat treatment.
With double tiered golden crown.
A very fine Malay matchlock or "satingar" with Indo-Portuguese style luck.
Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
A saber that is peculiar to the southern part of the island of Borneo.
The Dayak people of Borneo used two to three meter long bl
A magnificent example of a Vietnamese ceremonial saber, or guőm.
Called khiên in Vietnamese.
With a substantial, quality blade.
Also known as pedang lurus.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
A very good Vietnamese ceremonial kiem of the Nguyen dynasty.
With triple tiered golden crown with enamel decor.
Made of a single piece of ivory, with a kneeling figure in its base.
The grip made of a single piece, worked in high relief.
Cochinchina, second half of the 18th century.
The Vietnamese matchlock musket is called called sung
Ornate Vietnamese guőm (
An unusual Vietnamese officer saber of the 19th century, with an all-horn hilt.
Most antique Vietnamese sabers on the mar
In excavated condition. Probably 14th or 15th century.
Showing the strong Japanese influence on Vietnamese sword making of the time.
The dha is the national sword of Myanmar (a.k.a.
With captured French blade, ground down to fit.
Presented in this article is a somewhat rare example of a purely practical Vietna
From the Aceh region, described locally as peudeueng peusangan with a "hulu meu apet" or Indian styled basket hilt.
A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.