The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
With the characteristic carved face hilt and the rarer "sarong seltoep" scabbard.
An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
With double tiered golden crown.