A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
This one has the early, peaked form and is signed by its maker.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
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.
It was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
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.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With finely chiseled steel hilt and scabbard
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
Fine and unusual, with Italian renaissance style decoration.
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
Of superior quality manufacture, combining a mix of European and Ottoman taste.
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th cen
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were co
A nice Balkan Ottoman dagger of a type called hançer
An early type of Korean soldier's helmet.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yata
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
Of a type worn among others by the Valiant Cavalry.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like
Accomplished by bending the edge up and down alternately and polishing it smooth again.
In emerald green scabbard and with fan case.