Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
A very fine Malay matchlock or "satingar" with Indo-Portuguese style luck.
Cochinchina, second half of the 18th century.
A nice example with fossil elephant or mastodon molar butt plates.