Of the silver overlaid type made in Mindan, with an unusual story on the blade.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandala
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
A curious slashing weapon from northern Borneo.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.