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Fine mid Qing matchlock musket
With a golden damascened lock of the Indo-Portuguese type.
Very old mandau with stars
With exceptional, well crafted and heavy blade.
Chinese export lacquer box
A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
Solo court keris
With raised gold overlay and gilt-enamel
Punjabi khanda for court of Ratlam
The hilt carries an inscription dating it to 1841.
Large sipar fouladi (wootz shield)
North Indian shield entirely made of wootz, including its bosses.
A Fraser talwar from the Deccan
Once belonging to William Fraser (1784-1835), a British civil servant.
Rare imperial xièzhì decorated quiver
Xièzhì are mythical animals and were the emblem of the Qing censorate.
Caucasian silver niello miquelet pistol
Dagestani work from the town of Kubatchi, early to mid 19th century.
One of my favorite items...
... and it is not even a weapon!
Sosun pattah with twistcore blade
The hilt with overlay of the finest quality of the period
Jumyo katana with fine koshirae
The very detailed mountings are decorated with designs of Japanese spiny lobsters.
Chinese tiger shield
A large Chinese rattan shield called tengpai, used by special front-line troops.
Gilt duanjian with foreign blade
Unusual Chinese duanjian with fine gilt mounts and a blade of non-Chinese origin.
Nimble Vietnamese saber
With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
Sulawesi sword with VOC blade
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Tiger hilt sword with VOC blade
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Preanger sword with VOC blade
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
West-Javanese stiletto dagger
Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
A katar from Sindh
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.