With a five-clawed imperial dragon chasing the pearl of wisdom.
Iron chopsticks that combine as a kogai, with silver inlaid Paulownia mon.
An iron weight that was attached to a long leather strap.
Fitted with facetted armor-piercing bodkins type arrowheads.
Large example with gold and silver overlay.
With snake skin nock. Probably made by Ju Yuan Hao in the 1950s.
A purely Chinese guard and not a very ornate one, converted for Japanese use.
Asian sword guard of unknown origin, modified in Japan.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
This large and imposing type of war arrow is often compared to a small spear.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Cast brass shield of a ceremonial type that was used during sword dances in Aceh.
Of typical design, forged from one piece of iron, overlaid with brass on one side.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
Of the hill peoples of the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
South India, made of chiseled iron with bird-bodied yali creatures.
Made with a separate parakeet-shaped hook, attached to long tanged spearhead.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
Of a type used by bandits, brigands, pirates, and the like.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
The work nice and crisp, the execution has a naturalistic charm to it.
A classic Japanese ship tsuba with a motif called “kazeh
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
Consisting of an iron weight on a long leather strap.
A good example of this peculiar style of Sumatran dagger.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Unusual piece with depiction of a foreign figure.
A set for the beginning collector.
An excellently designed thrusting dagger with T-spine and sharp tip.
A double-edged samurai tool with morbid origins.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
At first sight, this may look like a miniature version of a standard Qing s
In quasi European style with a stirrup hilt and Dutch-style leather scabbard.
Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
A fairly unusual piece, of eight-lobed design.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
Despite its size it is of remarkably fine workmanship.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.