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.
A nice example with fossil elephant or mastodon molar butt plates.
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 15th-17th century.
Showing the strong Japanese influence on Vietnamese sword making of the time.
An unusual dha with features of various cultures.
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.