A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.
A nice example with fossil elephant or mastodon molar butt plates.
Cochinchina, second half of the 18th century.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
A very fine Malay matchlock or "satingar" with Indo-Portuguese style luck.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.