A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
A peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
A curious slashing weapon from northern Borneo.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
A textbook example of this rare and early type of keris.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandala
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Of the silver overlaid type made in Mindan, with an unusual story on the blade.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.