A fine twistcore blade in standard pattern Qing military mounts.
Unusual Chinese duanjian with fine gilt mounts and a blade of non-Chinese origin.
A wakizashi by master Kunikiyo, tested by the most famous sword tester of 17th century Japan.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
Large and heavy example with the notable Umlauff provenance.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
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.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n