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Balinese keris of Ferdinand Blok
The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
Pair of Siamese royal pole arms
With naginata-style blades, and lavish gilt copper mounts.
The O.T. Burne dha
With silver overlaid blade and silver mounts worked in repousse. With some of Burne's personal items.
Ceremonial peurise teumaga
Cast brass shield of a ceremonial type that was used during sword dances in Aceh.
Vietnamese single edged spearhead
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Peranakan "pending" buckle
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Palembang twist-core pedang
A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
Chin nicotine flask
A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
Dayak carved ceremonial paddle
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
Very good sikin panjang
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Fine Peranakan belt buckle
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
A Padri carbine
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
A Murut parapat
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
A streaked lin gin
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
Indonesian cockfighting spurs in box
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
SE Asian dha (carbon 14 dated)
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
An old dha (carbon 14 dated)
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
The Wiasemsky Montagnard dha
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
An excavated dha sword
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Ceremonial Moro kalis
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
Old Madura keris
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
Balinese spearhead with scabbard
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
A fine Philippine bolo
The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
A Karo Batak kalasan sword
An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
Toba Batak sword
With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
Igorot headhunter javelin
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
Sikin panjang with golden crown
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Javanese gold overlaid spear blade
Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
Wood hilted dahmjaun
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
Good Vietnamese dagger
An unusually ornate version of what is normally a very simple weapon.
A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
An Acehnese rencong
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
An Indonesian blunderbuss
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
A rare kudi trantang
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
Wakizashi in Burmese hilt
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
A Palembang sword with British blade
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
French sword for the King of Siam
With a Parisian blade carrying the royal emblem of King Rama IV.
A fine Kajan mandau
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
A Kenyah mandau
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
A rare Burmese spear
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
A fine south Nias telögu
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
Brass mounted Thai dáap
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
Plain mounted Mindan dha
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
Early silver Burmese dha
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
Burmese silver overlaid dha
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
A Kenyah Dayak mandau sword
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
Tribal Kachin dha
A typical example with a nice forge folded blade with differential heat treatment.
Vietnamese crook handled cane
With a finely crafted silver handle with dragons and squirrels, mounted on a malacca cane.