A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
Sets with a knife and chopsticks and sometimes some other utensils were co
An unusually ornate version of what is normally a very simple weapon.
With carved hardwood grips. Complete with pigskin scabbard.
In emerald green scabbard and with fan case.
A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were co
With all silver construction, including the blade.
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
With the relatively rare feature of a raised backedge.
Accomplished by bending the edge up and down alternately and polishing it smooth again.
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
The Island of Taiwan was briefly under Dutch colonial rule in the 17th cen
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
It was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.