The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.
It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
Of the practical fighting type, made of a dense wood known as eroa.
With a narrow, double fullered blade and sharp tip and brass mounts in the earlier style.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
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.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
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.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
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.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
Made of palm wood, entirely decorated with plaited work.
Large, heavy single-edged example with iron mounts.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.