A very rare matching set of Korean bowcase and quiver.
An old Korean hornbow from the 50s or 60s with string and arrows.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
It was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Combining surplus Qing mounts with Mongol leatherwork.
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
One of the last bows by Yang Wentong, father of Yang Fuxi.
With a large double-edged tip and golden cresting.
With snake skin nock. Probably made by Ju Yuan Hao in the 1950s.
Made by the last operational bowyer of China, probably for the Mongolian market.
With iron mounts with golden overlay of dragons.
Dating from the revival period of Chinese archery in the 1930s.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
Such rings were worn by Qing dynasty "bannermen" as a sign of their status as a conquest elite.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
A very heavy Manchu bow used for strength training and military examinations.
For the bowyers, a set of parts of an authentic 19th century Qing bow.
A short-eared composite bow with an iron hinge in the handle so it folds upon itself.
A sinew-backed bow with rather nice lacquer work.
A very rare example of a type of early all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibet
Signed Yasutsugu, with sayagaki referring to the Tokugawa family.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
With design features reminiscent of Persian and Indian bows.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
With a connection to local royalty in Jinchuan, Sichuan province.
Made of heavy silk with gilt copper alloy mounts.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
With gold and black painted face with geometric decor.
Comprising of a bow, arrows, and string sent to the U.S.A. in 1964 plus an associated quiver.
With translucent horn bellies glued on red pigment.
Rare extant work of a famous workshop in Chengdu.
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
A fine example with mother-or-pearl decorated hilt and scabbard.
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th cen
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were co
Perhaps one of the most famous and long-lived of Chinese weapons.
This large and imposing type of war arrow is often compared to a small spear.
With an estimated draw weight of 160-200 pounds.
Pellet bows and crossbows have a long history in China.
Of the Western Buryats, living near the shores of Lake Baikal.
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co