Private collection. Not for sale.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
An unusually ornate version of what is normally a very simple weapon.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.