A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
From the P. Holstein collection, published in 1931.
With fine chiseled decoration and largely intact koftgari.
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.
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
A small, heavily reinforced buckler as used by Ottoman Kurdish infantry.
With a long, sword-like blade characteristic of this type. With original belt.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
A style of dagger often associated with the pilgrimage to Mecca.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
With lacquered shaft. Previously sold at Sotheby's in 1985.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
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.
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
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.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
With gilt copper scabbard and multi-row twist-core blade.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
One of Europe's rarest gun types. A fine example, with mother of pearl inlaid stock.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
With finely chiseled steel hilt and scabbard
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.