Despite the beautiful summer weather in Haarlem I spent much of my time indoors the last weeks photographing, researching and describing 9 new items.

New items August



It was a pleasure though. These pieces span centuries of history and a geographic area from Sri Lanka to Korea and I thoroughly enjoyed owning them for a while.

They include:
A rare early tube quiver, Tibet or Mongolia
An early bow case, Tibet or Mongolia
A spreading quiver, Tibet or Mongolia
A pair of Vietnamese swords
A stray Korean sword guard
A Sumatran keris panjang
A Sinhalese kasthāné
A Sinhalese pihiya kättha
A Sinhalese ul pihiya

Go see them in full in the items section.

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Peter Dekker

 

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A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.

€700,-

Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.

€900,-

With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.

€2200,-

Finely crafted wootz blade, and golden inlays at the base.

€2000,-

Made using Persian wootz. Pronounced features, chiseled socket.

€1200,-

Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.

€3800,-