With deeply carved scabbard, complete with fine guard embroidered sash.
Jinchuan aborigines sword, the Qianlong emperor's name for this type of sword.
Exceedingly rare Ainu sword. Comes in an old Japanese collection box.
Of military style with long, narrow blades and ribbed hardwood grips.
Sawasa is a copper-gold alloy that was patinated a "raven black" and then highlights were parcel-gilt.
A very early, full-length type, rarely seen with chiseled iron mounts.
A royal sword, probably from the Wasi kingdom in present-day Sichuan province.
A massive 17th century saber blade with markings in Manchu and Chinese.
A fine example with mother-or-pearl decorated hilt and scabbard.
A deluxe set of double straightswords with carved ivory grips and gilt mounts.
An unusually large presentation saber in the style of high-end Chinese military sabers.
With twist-core steel and of early liuyedao form. Probably 17th century.
With openwork brass mounts in early imperial style.