Sized like the Chinese changren dadao, yet the execution of the hilt is Cambodian.
With silver overlaid blade and silver mounts worked in repousse. With some of Burne's personal items.
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
Utilizing a Chinese guard and following the Chinese hilt design.
Based on a Chinese military saber blade, with unusual horn demon hilt
The grip made of a single piece, worked in high relief.
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
Most antique Vietnamese sabers on the mar
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
With a substantial, quality blade.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
A very good Vietnamese ceremonial kiem of the Nguyen dynasty.
With captured French blade, ground down to fit.
Its blade portraying the story of one of the previous lives of Guatama Buddha.
Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
With dramatically shaped blades and inlaid hilts.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
A nice belatu with the rarer gari matuwà style blade.
With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
A magnificent example of a Vietnamese ceremonial saber, or guőm.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
With silver-clad scabbard executed in their typical style.
With fine overlaid blade this area was known for.
With a Parisian blade carrying the royal emblem of King Rama IV.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
With triple tiered golden crown with enamel decor.
A signed and dated Burmese dha.
Of rather clean design for the area, with separate silver mouth with teeth in hilt.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
A nice example with fossil elephant or mastodon molar butt plates.
Called Súng hỏa mai in Vietnamese, with baitong lock.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
With the characteristic carved face hilt and the rarer "sarong seltoep" scabbard.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
With staghorn grip finely carved with plum blossoms.
From the Aceh region, described locally as peudeueng peusangan with a "hulu meu apet" or Indian styled basket hilt.
Cochinchina, second half of the 18th century.
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
Made of a single piece of ivory, with a kneeling figure in its base.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
Ornate Vietnamese guőm (
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.