With a five-clawed imperial dragon chasing the pearl of wisdom.
Iron chopsticks that combine as a kogai, with silver inlaid Paulownia mon.
Fitted with facetted armor-piercing bodkins type arrowheads.
Large example with gold and silver overlay.
With snake skin nock. Probably made by Ju Yuan Hao in the 1950s.
A purely Chinese guard and not a very ornate one, converted for Japanese use.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
Asian sword guard of unknown origin, modified in Japan.
Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
This large and imposing type of war arrow is often compared to a small spear.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
South India, made of chiseled iron with bird-bodied yali creatures.
Made with a separate parakeet-shaped hook, attached to long tanged spearhead.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
Of the hill peoples of the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
A Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
The work nice and crisp, the execution has a naturalistic charm to it.
A classic Japanese ship tsuba with a motif called “kazeh
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
An excellently designed thrusting dagger with T-spine and sharp tip.
A double-edged samurai tool with morbid origins.
A set for the beginning collector.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
A very rare flask used by Chin men of Burma for sipping nicotine water.
At first sight, this may look like a miniature version of a standard Qing s
In quasi European style with a stirrup hilt and Dutch-style leather scabbard.
Presented in this article is a somewhat rare example of a purely practical Vietna
A fairly unusual piece, of eight-lobed design.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
As a non-military weapon, not much was written about Chin
Also known as Kwanto-gata, with two facing dragon chasing a pearl.
Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
A typical example with a nice forge folded blade with differential heat treatment.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
Executed in gold and silver on a shakudō nanako base, with golden back.
A rather good example of a Japanese-made nanban tsuba.