In Chinese military culture, there has long been a distinc
Traditionally associated with Vishnu, it was an essential piece of equipment for the Sikh nihang.
With large dragon head collar piece.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
With tapering blade, hollow ground on each side to make the edges slightly sharper.
Chinese civilian martial artists used a wide variety of weapons.
Unusual set of paired Chinese maces of good workmanship.
Used to move imperial orders from the emperor’s quarters to the recipient.
A highly unusual set of paired maces with crescent tips.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
Called suàntóu gǔduǒ in Mandarin, with characteristic brass head.
Iron lockbox with key, decorated with the gold koftgari normally seen on arms.
The best of its kind known to me, with silver overlay and ivory finial.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
The Japanese kusarigama is a variation of the gama, a scythe-like weapon that
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
A Chinese traditional hidden striking weapon, this time executed in the "white copper" alloy.
A Japanese volume from the 唐土訓蒙圖彚 or "Illustrated Encyclopedia of Things Ch
A relatively rare variety of an Indian war axe, called tungi.
A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
Depicting the golden cat, representing the 6th military rank.
Flails derived off farming tools were used since antiquity
An antique Sinhalese walking cane, made of a light and relatively flexible
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
As a non-military weapon, not much was written about Chin
South India, made of chiseled iron with bird-bodied yali creatures.
Made with a separate parakeet-shaped hook, attached to long tanged spearhead.
With a five-clawed imperial dragon chasing the pearl of wisdom.