A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
Also known as Kwanto-gata, with two facing dragon chasing a pearl.
Presented in this article is a somewhat rare example of a purely practical Vietna
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
As a non-military weapon, not much was written about Chin
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
A typical example with a nice forge folded blade with differential heat treatment.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
Executed in gold and silver on a shakudō nanako base, with golden back.
Made of palm wood, entirely decorated with plaited work.
Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
A heavy, well-made piece that was probably a military issue.
Nice plain dha as used in Yunnan, Burma, and northern Thailand. Complete with baldric.
Ganga - Jamni refers to the rivers of the Ganges and Jamna. It was used to describe metalwork done in contrasting…
A very rare variety of the Chinese repeating crossbow that shoots large pellets.
Unusual Chinese knife with a twisted hilt with horn scales.
Made of iron, weighted with two flattened spheres, all with chiseled decoration.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A rather good example of a Japanese-made nanban tsuba.
A near round tsuba with beaded rim depicting two dragons in vegetal scrollwork.
With blonde horn grip scales and brass plated scabbard.
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
Of a type that is strongly associated with the Vijayanagara empire.
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
DescriptionAn old Chinese conical helmet of a type that militiamen and foot soldiers wor
Its outer surface is decorated with interlocking swastikas and family crests.
Tetsugendo school. Round plate with discoid cross-section, chiseled with dragons.
A Hindu dagger following an ancient style that was preserved in Afghanistan.
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
For the bowyers, a set of parts of an authentic 19th century Qing bow.
This enigmatic hardwood club is modeled after a sword.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
The archetype Chinese bamboo helmet that is often seen on early photos.
The hat traditionally worn by Beijingese gentlemen.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
With a long, sword-like blade characteristic of this type. With original belt.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
An early Chinese militia jiàn most likely dating from the Ming.