This enigmatic hardwood club is modeled after a sword.
A nice belatu with the rarer gari matuwà style blade.
A luxury Ainu knife styled after the Japanese tantō.
Resembling a makiri but with the blade's edge on the opposite side.
Of a typical style used in Hokkaido in the 19th century.
A slender makiri with a bark wrapped scabbard.
An exceptionally well-carved Ainu knife.
A classic example of the narrow military type, with brass guards.
Classic pair of Southern Chinese butterfly swords.
A fine twistcore blade in standard pattern Qing military mounts.
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
A very rare matching set of Korean bowcase and quiver.
The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
Made by the Kinai group of Echizen, who originated as horimono carvers.
With a sayagaki by Honma sensei attributing it to Yosozaemon.
A fine cross-shaped yari made by Enju Nobakatsu, with NBTHK Hozon papers.
Large Japanese spearhead with red lacquered zig-zag groove. Signed Mitsuhiro.
With Nanban-style guard and kozuka. Signed Fujiwara Hisayoshi.
Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
Collected by Victor Auguste Robin, a senior officer of the Tonkin expeditionary force 1885-1887.
With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
With the characteristic carved face hilt and the rarer "sarong seltoep" scabbard.
An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
A very ornate example worn by chieftains of the Rukai and Paiwan tribes of Southern Taiwan.
Of the hill peoples of the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
This one has the early, peaked form and is signed by its maker.
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
Finely crafted wootz blade, and golden inlays at the base.
Made using Persian wootz. Pronounced features, chiseled socket.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
With dramatically shaped blades and inlaid hilts.
With bat-shaped guard. A very high-quality example for the time period.
Utilizing a Chinese guard and following the Chinese hilt design.
With fine chiseled decoration and largely intact koftgari.
With silver overlaid blade and silver mounts worked in repousse. With some of Burne's personal items.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that meanders over the blade.
Signed by an artist named Kanesada from Higo.
Tetsugendo school. Round plate with discoid cross-section, chiseled with dragons.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
Large example with gold and silver overlay.
Asian sword guard of unknown origin, modified in Japan.
Also known as Kwanto-gata, with two facing dragon chasing a pearl.
A small, heavily reinforced buckler as used by Ottoman Kurdish infantry.
With a long, sword-like blade characteristic of this type. With original belt.