Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
Cantonese double swords with archaic dragon design mounts.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
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.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
Its blade pattern-welded and chiseled with designs of hunters and animals.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n