A luxury Ainu knife styled after the Japanese tantō.
Resembling a makiri but with the blade's edge on the opposite side.
Of a typical style used in Hokkaido in the 19th century.
A slender makiri with a bark wrapped scabbard.
An exceptionally well-carved Ainu knife.
A pair of Samurai shin protectors finished with Dutch "goudleer".
A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
It was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
A fine example with mother-or-pearl decorated hilt and scabbard.
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th cen