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Indian parrot hilt dagger

Parrot hilt wootz khanjar

With vintage silver mounted scabbard.
Fine Kurdish dagger logo

Ladder wootz Kurdish dagger

This unassuming dagger has one of the finest wootz blades with a tight ladder pattern.
Northern Indian katar logo

Northern katar

with laminated blade and chiseled hilt.
Northern katar of Southern style

Katar from Kota, Rajasthan

Indian wootz blade and remains of floral gold overlay.
Afghan jamdhar kattari

Jamdhar kátári with scabbard

An archaic form of dagger that survived in Afghanistan.
Indian percussion blunderbuss

Persian percussion blunderbuss

With very fine twistcore barrel.
Wide bladed Sino-Vietnamese knife

Wide Sino-Vietnamese knife

Large bowie-type blade with prominent raised backedge.
Longquan duanjian by Wan Zi Hao

Longquan jiàn by Wan Zi Hao

A Chinese shortsword made by a well-known Longquan maker.
Unusual Taiwanese sword logo

Southern Taiwanese sword

A Taiwanese sword with a long blade of asymmetrical cross-section; the left side is flat and the right side has a ridge on the upper portion of the blade
Vietnamese all metal kiem straightsword

All-metal Vietnamese kiem

A very rare ceremonial variety with copper scabbard inlaid with different alloys, and a brass blade.
East Java keris hilt

West Javanese keris hilt

19th century, probably originating from Cirebon.
Fine Dayak mandau logo

Headhunter chief's mandau

A fine Dayak headhunter sword with an exceptionally carved hilt.
Tibetan copper and silver horn

Large Tibetan copper and silver horn

Such work was made in the Royal workshops of Lhasa.
Mongolian trousse with stones logo

Mongolian trousse with stones

Description

A Mongolian trousse with horn hilted knife.

Burmese betel knives logo

Pair of Burmese overlaid knives

Very rare set of Burmese knives from Mindan village.
Madurese keris hilt in form of Dutch soldier logo

Pulasir keris hilt

A Madurese keris hilt, carved from dark hardwood in the form of a Dutch cuirassier.
Silver overlaid Chinese hook sword

Silver overlaid Chinese hook sword

Typical Chinese hook sword, with seldom-seen fine silver wire overlay.
Fine Kutch horse head shamshir

Fine Kutch horse head shamshir

The style typical of Kutch, the execution far above what is normally seen on work from that area.
Zand painted shield logo

Persian painted shield

Persian steel shield with fine Qajar style painted dome.
Fine Qing matchlock musket

Fine mid Qing matchlock musket

With a golden damascened lock of the Indo-Portuguese type.
Persian set of wootz armor consisting of helmet, shield and armguard

Persian wootz armor set

Consisting of shield, helmet and arm protector.
Vietnamese dha logo

Vietnamese dha in early style

Wih fine embossed silver mounts and an unusual blade with spiked tip.
Old mandau with laminated blade logo

Old mandau with laminated blade

The unusual blade is paired with a unique, probably also very early, hilt.
South Kalimantan parang logo

South Kalimantan parang

Of typical South Borneo workmanship, but formed like a mandau from Kutai.
Very old mandau

Very old mandau with stars

With exceptional, well crafted and heavy blade.
Fine long glat mandau logo

Fine long glat mandau

A testament to why the Long Glat were known as expert blade makers.
Sumatran sword with gold covered hilt

Sumatran sword with gold covered hilt

A fine example, probably meant for Palembang royalty.
Lucknow enamel kard logo

Indian enamel and wootz dagger

With designs of animals, often attributed to Lucknow, north India.
late-chinese-pierced-guard-logo

Small Chinese saber guard

Of pierced iron, elaborately cut with lotus petal border.
Nanban ship tsuba logo

Iron nanban ship tsuba

Pierced and chiseled showing an 18th century European vessel.
Nyamba hilt with seal logo

Nyamba keris hilt with seal

Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
Unusual Indonesian carved grip logo

Unusual Indonesian carved grip

Made of carved wood with metal inlays for eyes and mouth.
Batak bullet holder logo

Batak bullet holder

Carved of amber-colored horn, with an ancestral face with metal inlays.
Dayak bamboo container logo

Dayak bamboo container

Carved with typically Dayak aso "dog dragon" motifs.
Chinese powder flask overall

Qing powder flask

Southern Chinese style with birds in plum branches.
Qing powder flask logo

Fine Qing powder flask

Very good example with a finely carved warrior scene.
Fijian throwing club

Fijian throwing club

Old 19th century piece with a nice smooth and dark patina.
Canton export lacquered box

Chinese export lacquer box

A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
Shimazu clan daisho logo

Shimazu mon daishō

A pair of daishō with blades forged by the Takada smiths of Bungo in the north of Kyūshū.
Nagasaki raden katana kake logo

Mother of pearl inlaid katana kake

In black and gold urushi lacquer, with fine mother-of-pearl inlays with aquatic landscapes on both sides.
Padang highlands sword

Padang highlands sword

A rare type of Sumatran sword, often attributed to the Padang Highlands
Rare Sumatran sword logo

A rare Sumatran sword

With a blade often associated with the Mandailing of Sumatra.
Rencong dagger from Aceh logo

Rencong from Aceh

A good example of this peculiar style of Sumatran dagger.
Thai Niello sword

Thai gilded silver niello sword

Straight gold inlaid blade and silver-gilt niello mounts.
Rare set of Vietnamese pellet bows and string board logo

Rare Vietnamese pellet bow set

An exceedingly rare set with fine mother of pearl inlaid string board
Khyber sword

Khyber knife

The English name for the peculiar slashing weapon used around the Khyber pass.
Khyber knife logo

Unusual khyber knife

With forge folded, overlaid blade.
Unusual Vietnamese truong dao logo

Unusual Vietnamese trường đao

With forward swept iron guard and swollen grip.
Caucasian qadara logo

Transcaucasian kindjal

With a rare single-edged blade with tight fullering.
Northern Vietnamese saber logo

A Tonkinese saber

Northern Vietnam, 19th century