It represents the best of Burmese silversmithing with repousse work in high relief.
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 Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n