Inspired by uchigatana brought into Vietnam by Japanese refugees who settled along the coast.
With entirely silver covered hilt and silver mounts on scabbard.
With inscriptions on blade, unusual grooves, and brass inlaid copper mounts.
Nice plain dha as used in Yunnan, Burma, and northern Thailand. Complete with baldric.
Dagestani work from the town of Kubatchi, early to mid 19th century.
A nice Caucasian shashka from Dagestan with a Russian imperial monogram.
Bali keris with fine slanted wrapped pamor, considered to be one of the most powerful pamor.
Literally "skull splitter", more widely known as kabutowari; "helmet splitter." An excellent example, one of the best…
Fine work and one of the very few enamelled tsuba by this maker.
Exceptionally large pierced iron guard for a Chinese yidao; "virtuous saber".
Rare type of rectangular wooden shield from Vietnam.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
A short version of the Vietnamese kiếm sword with a finely carved horn hilt.
Blade signed Sesshū-jū Fujiwara Hiroyoshi, active in the 1670s-80s.
Southern Chinese saber made for a soldier under the Plain Red Banner.
N.B.T.H.K. Hozon with a set of Nanban-style koshirae with signed tsuba.
The blade with an extremely thick point on a very thin blade.
Also called jamdhar doulicaneh. Forged from a single piece of steel, complete with scabbard.
With different types of decor on either side of the hilt.
With crisp, extremely very well-preserved wootz blade.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandalay, gained fame in the 19th century.
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
With fine 18th century blade that combines many stylistic features.
Of elegant form with very crisp blade.
With spinach green jade handle and carved buffalo horn scabbard.
The hilt with overlay of the finest quality of the period
Nice European parrying dagger, possibly German or Swiss.
With later, elaborately chiseled hilt of very fine quality.
A sharp, heavier user. Not the flimsy type usually encountered.
With massive blade and silk brocade decorated scabbard.
Of rather clean design for the area, with separate silver mouth with teeth in hilt.
The basket hilt is elaborately overlaid with silver in floral designs.
Mentioning the son of a Maharajah and a year corresponding to 1887 A.D.
The enormous blade made of fine, boldly contrasting wootz steel.
The great size is quite unusual for this type of knife.
Signed, ubu. Complete with tasteful koshirae and Hozon papers.
Of a type used by bandits, brigands, pirates, and the like.
A Chinese "sword breaker" with the rarer, bamboo-sectioned rod.
A Chinese shortsword made by a well-known Longquan maker.
Sized like the Chinese changren dadao, yet the execution of the hilt is Cambodian.
A heavily executed Chinese carrying pole that was used as a weapon.
Based on a Chinese military saber blade, with unusual horn demon hilt
Made of thick lacquered hide, with a single brass boss
Tokubetsu Hozon, attributed to Den Tametsugu. With fine itomaki no tachi koshirae.
Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
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.