A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With Persian style blade, showing Indian workmanship.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
This style was worn by nobles and senior officials.
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.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
Large and heavy example with the notable Umlauff provenance.
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
On a sturdy, user-grade blade with temper line.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
A charming and somewhat unusual example of a Thai dáap (ดาบ).
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.