Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A rather well-made example of its type.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
The work nice and crisp, the execution has a naturalistic charm to it.
A fine Chinese straightsword blade, of typical Qing form with a rather wide profile.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
The katar is made of wootz steel and comes from Bikaner.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A purely Chinese guard and not a very ornate one.
Used to move imperial orders from the emperor’s quarters to the recipient.
Of the Western Buryats, living near the shores of Lake Baikal.
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
An English rifle that was built around an 18th-century Ottoman barrel of the finest quality.