A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.
From the Aceh region, described locally as peudeueng peusangan with a "hulu meu apet" or Indian styled basket hilt.
Presented in this article is a somewhat rare example of a purely practical Vietna
With captured French blade, ground down to fit.
An unusual dha with features of various cultures.
With mountings of meticulously worked copper with silver overlays
Showing the strong Japanese influence on Vietnamese sword making of the time.
In excavated condition. Probably 15th-17th century.
Most antique Vietnamese sabers on the mar
An unusual Vietnamese officer saber of the 19th century, with an all-horn hilt.
Ornate Vietnamese guőm (
A nice example with fossil elephant or mastodon molar butt plates.
Cochinchina, second half of the 18th century.
The grip made of a single piece, worked in high relief.
Made of a single piece of ivory, with a kneeling figure in its base.
With triple tiered golden crown with enamel decor.
A very good Vietnamese ceremonial kiem of the Nguyen dynasty.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
Also known as pedang lurus.
With a substantial, quality blade.
Called khiên in Vietnamese.
With overlays of vegetal motifs alternated with animals, actual and mythical.
A magnificent example of a Vietnamese ceremonial saber, or guőm.
The Dayak people of Borneo used two to three meter long bl
A saber that is peculiar to the southern part of the island of Borneo.
Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
Private collection. Not for sale.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
A very fine Malay matchlock or "satingar" with Indo-Portuguese style luck.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
With double tiered golden crown.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
With a very good, substantial blade with differential heat treatment.
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
A signed and dated Burmese dha.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
Of an all-wooden construction, simulating a sheathed long saber.
Of a late 19th century type with a silver-backed hardwood grip.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
With staghorn grip finely carved with plum blossoms.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.