In emerald green scabbard and with fan case.
Accomplished by bending the edge up and down alternately and polishing it smooth again.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yata
A nice Balkan Ottoman dagger of a type called hançer
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were co
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th cen
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
Of superior quality manufacture, combining a mix of European and Ottoman taste.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
A fine example with mother-or-pearl decorated hilt and scabbard.
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
Fine and unusual, with Italian renaissance style decoration.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
With finely chiseled steel hilt and scabbard
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
An excellently designed thrusting dagger with T-spine and sharp tip.
With blonde horn grip scales and brass plated scabbard.
A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
It was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.
A style of dagger often associated with the pilgrimage to Mecca.
With a long, sword-like blade characteristic of this type. With original belt.
With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.