A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
Its blade pattern-welded and chiseled with designs of hunters and animals.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
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.