With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
With silver overlaid blade and silver mounts worked in repousse. With some of Burne's personal items.
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
Utilizing a Chinese guard and following the Chinese hilt design.
The grip made of a single piece, worked in high relief.
Called khiên in Vietnamese.
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
Most antique Vietnamese sabers on the mar
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
With a substantial, quality blade.
The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
With captured French blade, ground down to fit.
A very good Vietnamese ceremonial kiem of the Nguyen dynasty.
A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
Its blade portraying the story of one of the previous lives of Guatama Buddha.
Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
With dramatically shaped blades and inlaid hilts.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
A magnificent example of a Vietnamese ceremonial saber, or guőm.
Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
With silver-clad scabbard executed in their typical style.
With fine overlaid blade this area was known for.
With beautifully carved horn grip.
With triple tiered golden crown with enamel decor.
A signed and dated Burmese dha.
With a Parisian blade carrying the royal emblem of King Rama IV.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
A nice example with fossil elephant or mastodon molar butt plates.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
With the characteristic carved face hilt and the rarer "sarong seltoep" scabbard.
From the Aceh region, described locally as peudeueng peusangan with a "hulu meu apet" or Indian styled basket hilt.
Cochinchina, second half of the 18th century.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
Plain when sheathed, unsheathing reveals a rather nice silver overlaid blade.
With staghorn grip finely carved with plum blossoms.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
With elaborate silver overlaid blade and inlaid iron hilt.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
Ornate Vietnamese guőm (
A rare Philippine fighting knife, probably from Luzon island. It has a very well-made blade.
Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
Made of a single piece of ivory, with a kneeling figure in its base.