Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
Private collection. Not for sale.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.