An iron weight that was attached to a long leather strap.
Asian sword guard of unknown origin, modified in Japan.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Consisting of an iron weight on a long leather strap.
Unusual piece with depiction of a foreign figure.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
A fairly unusual piece, of eight-lobed design.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
Also known as Kwanto-gata, with two facing dragon chasing a pearl.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A near round tsuba with beaded rim depicting two dragons in vegetal scrollwork.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
A peculiar cast iron sword guard, probably from the South China Seas area.
An iron openwork guard two dragons chasing a flaming pearl.
Korean ceremonial sabers of the Joseon dynasty are pretty
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
An interesting little sword guard, of fairly simple form w
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
Short but substantial, with its protruding tip it's rather mace-like.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
A large Tibetan sword or dpa'dam, representing its classic form.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
Adjusted for use on a Japanese sword.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
A once fine example that had a bit of a rough life.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.