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Fine Qing matchlock musket

Fine mid Qing matchlock musket

With a golden damascened lock of the Indo-Portuguese type.
Very old mandau

Very old mandau with stars

With exceptional, well crafted and heavy blade.
Canton export lacquered box

Chinese export lacquer box

A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
Solo court keris

Solo court keris

With raised gold overlay and gilt-enamel
Punjabi Khanda for the court of Ratlam logo

Punjabi khanda for court of Ratlam

The hilt carries an inscription dating it to 1841.
Sipar fouladi (wootz shield) logo

Large sipar fouladi (wootz shield)

North Indian shield entirely made of wootz, including its bosses.
Deccan talwar of William Fraser logo

A Fraser talwar from the Deccan

Once belonging to William Fraser (1784-1835), a British civil servant.
Censor quiver logo

Rare imperial xièzhì decorated quiver

Xièzhì are mythical animals and were the emblem of the Qing censorate.
Caucasian flintlock pistol logo

Caucasian silver niello miquelet pistol

Dagestani work from the town of Kubatchi, early to mid 19th century.
Vietnamese ruler logo

One of my favorite items...

... and it is not even a weapon!

Sosun pattah with twistcore blade

Sosun pattah with twistcore blade

The hilt with overlay of the finest quality of the period
Jumyo katana logo

Jumyo katana with fine koshirae

The very detailed mountings are decorated with designs of Japanese spiny lobsters.
Chinese rattan tiger shield logo

Chinese tiger shield

A large Chinese rattan shield called tengpai, used by special front-line troops.
Fine gilt duanjian overall

Gilt duanjian with foreign blade

Unusual Chinese duanjian with fine gilt mounts and a blade of non-Chinese origin.
Antique Vietnamese saber logo

Nimble Vietnamese saber

With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
South Sulawesi sword VOC marked blade

Sulawesi sword with VOC blade

A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Javanese tiger hilt sword

Tiger hilt sword with VOC blade

With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Preanger gobang sword with dated VOC blade logo

Preanger sword with VOC blade

Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
old Javanese dagger with stiletto blade logo

West-Javanese stiletto dagger

Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
Sindh presentation katar

A katar from Sindh

With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.