Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Of typical design, forged from one piece of iron, overlaid with brass on one side.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
A peculiar cast iron sword guard, probably from the South China Seas area.
Unusual piece with depiction of a foreign figure.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
A peculiar tsuba with a depiction of Bodhidharma and two dragon chasing a pearl.
Made of palm wood, entirely decorated with plaited work.
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its outer surface is decorated with interlocking swastikas and family crests.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
A robust and heavy example, crafted with care.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
An old Korean hornbow from the 50s or 60s with string and arrows.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
Made using Persian wootz. Pronounced features, chiseled socket.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
Large and heavy example with the notable Umlauff provenance.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.