Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
Of the practical fighting type, made of a dense wood known as eroa.
Made of palm wood, entirely decorated with plaited work.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.