A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Called sung hoả mai in Vietnamese, they are based on the Indo-Portuguese system. This example has a baitong lock.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.