A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
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.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.
A peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.