A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Finely crafted wootz blade, and golden inlays at the base.
Made using Persian wootz. Pronounced features, chiseled socket.
With fine chiseled decoration and largely intact koftgari.
A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that meanders over the blade.
With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
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.
A style of dagger often associated with the pilgrimage to Mecca.
With lacquered shaft. Previously sold at Sotheby's in 1985.
A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
With blonde horn grip scales and brass plated scabbard.
An excellently designed thrusting dagger with T-spine and sharp tip.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
Made by a maker called Noah in 1809 for a certain Mehemmed Ağa Fî. With beautiful golden overlays on blade.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
With gilt copper scabbard and multi-row twist-core blade.
One of Europe's rarest gun types. A fine example, with mother of pearl inlaid stock.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
With finely chiseled steel hilt and scabbard
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
A Japanese sword guard with the cross of the House of Aviz.
Adjusted for use on a Japanese sword.
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
Fine and unusual, with Italian renaissance style decoration.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
Korean ceremonial sabers of the Joseon dynasty are pretty
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
A fairly unusual piece, of eight-lobed design.
An interesting little sword guard, of fairly simple form w
Of superior quality manufacture, combining a mix of European and Ottoman taste.
Nanban kozuka are extremely rare, and this is a particularly fine example.
With paddle-shaped blade associated with the Nggela Islands.
This very well-made box is entirely made of wootz steel.
A nice Balkan Ottoman dagger of a type called hançer
A rare Ottoman bow that has seen better days.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yata
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like
An iron openwork guard two dragons chasing a flaming pearl.
A near round tsuba with beaded rim depicting two dragons in vegetal scrollwork.
Signed by its maker Haci Gavsî, and its decorator Tevfik.
The sword of the tribes living in and near the Khyber pass.