Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Cast brass shield of a purely ceremonial type that was used during sword dances in Aceh.
A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Called sung hoả mai in Vietnamese, with baitong lock.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.