With inscriptions on blade, unusual grooves, and brass inlaid copper mounts.
A Japanese volume from the 唐土訓蒙圖彚 or "Illustrated Encyclopedia of Things Ch
A saber that is peculiar to the southern part of the island of Borneo.
Korean ceremonial sabers of the Joseon dynasty are pretty
What are today known as "Ezo fittings" are a style of Japanese sword mount
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
With double tiered golden crown.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
A short, stout Chinese straightsword of a type used by village defenses across the empire.
Depicting the golden cat, representing the 6th military rank.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
With Daoist talisman and Longquan markings.
A relatively rare variety of an Indian war axe, called tungi.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
With square cross-section point and several Bikaner armory markings.
In excavated condition. Probably 15th-17th century.
An old Korean hornbow from the 50s or 60s with string and arrows.
A heavily executed Chinese carrying pole that was used as a weapon.
With a curved hollow ground blade with a narrow dorsal groove and false backedge.
A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
An unusual Vietnamese officer saber of the 19th century, with an all-horn hilt.
Showing the strong Japanese influence on Vietnamese sword making of the time.
Also known as pedang lurus.
Pellet bows and crossbows have a long history in China.
One of the classic weapons in Chinese martial arts.
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
An unusual dha with features of various cultures.
The elite of the Qing dynasty was Manchu, who before taking over China fro
Of a late 19th century type with a silver-backed hardwood grip.
A short-eared composite bow with an iron hinge in the handle so it folds upon itself.
Exhibiting southern style beaded edges with northern style construction and gold.
A paired jian of fushou type, with carved hardwood scabbard.
Collected by Victor Auguste Robin, a senior officer of the Tonkin expeditionary force 1885-1887.
While the Chinese are hailed for inventing gunpowder and the
An unusual piece: Jian with these mountings are usually of the long type, o
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
Of the exact type seen in use by the famous 29th Route Army.
A rarer configuration, normally mounted with brass in this period. With a chrome-plated blade.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
An early version of this iconic Indian weapon, with its characteristic swollen tip.
A Chinese traditional hidden striking weapon, this time executed in the "white copper" alloy.
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
Dating from the revival period of Chinese archery in the 1930s.
An enigmatic type of katar produced in various places in India.
With a good quality wootz blade.
The dadao is the iconic weapon of republican