Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
With blonde horn grip scales and brass plated scabbard.
An excellently designed thrusting dagger with T-spine and sharp tip.
A Chinese traditional hidden striking weapon, this time executed in the "white copper" alloy.
An unusually ornate version of what is normally a very simple weapon.
A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
Of rare form with short but very heavy double-edged blade.
Made with a separate parakeet-shaped hook, attached to long tanged spearhead.
South India, made of chiseled iron with bird-bodied yali creatures.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
A rare surviving example of the simple military version of this style.
A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
With fine gold overlaid hilt, tight-grained wootz blade and elaborately pierced scabbard.
Made by a maker called Noah in 1809 for a certain Mehemmed Ağa Fî. With beautiful golden overlays on blade.
With a blade of 17th-century European manufacture, with trader's name on it.
With a Parisian blade carrying the royal emblem of King Rama IV.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
With a straight blade of asymmetrical grind and a strongly Chinese inspired scabbard.
One of the last bows by Yang Wentong, father of Yang Fuxi.
With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
With fine carved hilts, substantial bronze D-guards, and subtle signs of heat treatment on the blades.
With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
With parcel gilding and ruby eyes, in a fine silver repousse scabbard.
A rare example retaining its original silver covered scabbard.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
The wide blade with clipped tip mounted on a riveted wooden grip.
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
A typical example with a nice forge folded blade with differential heat treatment.
With snake skin nock. Probably made by Ju Yuan Hao in the 1950s.
Made by the last operational bowyer of China, probably for the Mongolian market.
With iron mounts with golden overlay of dragons.
Dating from the revival period of Chinese archery in the 1930s.
An antique Sinhalese walking cane, made of a light and relatively flexible
The archetypical Chinese sword guard that gave rise to the Japanese genre of "nanban tsuba".
With a finely crafted silver handle with dragons and squirrels, mounted on a malacca cane.
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
A step above the norm in quality for this period, with nicely pierced mounts.
With brass mounts and ray skin covered scabbard.
Of typical southern form with a very slender, pointy blade.
A large and impressive blade, its pole cut-down.
With good, layered blade, mounted in forged iron mounts.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.