Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
A small, heavily reinforced buckler as used by Ottoman Kurdish infantry.