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 peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.
The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
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.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
An unusually ornate version of what is normally a very simple weapon.
A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
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
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
Accomplished by bending the edge up and down alternately and polishing it smooth again.
A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.
In emerald green scabbard and with fan case.