With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
Of a typical style used in Hokkaido in the 19th century.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A slender makiri with a bark wrapped scabbard.
A pair of Samurai shin protectors finished with Dutch "goudleer".
An exceptionally well-carved Ainu knife.
Resembling a makiri but with the blade's edge on the opposite side.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
A large Chinese rattan shield called tengpai, used by special front-line troops.
A luxury Ainu knife styled after the Japanese tantō.