An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
Of a type that is strongly associated with the Vijayanagara empire.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.
A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Made in the Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
A very rare example of a type of all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibetans of
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
Depicting the golden cat, representing the 6th military rank.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
With a connection to local royalty in Jinchuan, Sichuan province.
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A very fine specimen, complete with ruby-set scabbard.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.