Private collection. Not for sale.
The design, overlaid in silver, gold, and copper, over a crosshatched background shows dragon amongst clouds.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
With overlays of vegetal motifs alternated with animals, actual and mythical.
Sawasa is a copper-gold alloy that was patinated a "raven black" and then highlights were parcel-gilt.
With mountings of meticulously worked copper with silver overlays
Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.