Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.