The archetypical Chinese sword guard that gave rise to the Japanese genre of "nanban tsuba".
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
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.
One of Europe's rarest gun types. A fine example, with mother of pearl inlaid stock.
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.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
An early version of this iconic Indian weapon, with its characteristic swollen tip.
With a recurved blade and elaborate bronze hilt decorated with chakras.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
Of a type that is strongly associated with the Vijayanagara empire.
A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Indian loop hilted dagger are generally called bichuwa (बिछुवा )
A very heavy Manchu bow used for strength training and military examinations.
For the bowyers, a set of parts of an authentic 19th century Qing bow.
A short-eared composite bow with an iron hinge in the handle so it folds upon itself.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Made in the Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
With classic cinnabar red, yellow, green and black lacquered decoration.
A sinew-backed bow with rather nice lacquer work.
Fitted with facetted armor-piercing bodkins type arrowheads.
Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
From the same set, but with a variety of different arrowheads.
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
With straight blade and two opposing Yali chiseled out of the forte of the blade.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
Signed Yasutsugu, with sayagaki referring to the Tokugawa family.
Depicting the golden cat, representing the 6th military rank.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
Of a style that fell out of use with the fall of the Qing.
With fine overlaid blade this area was known for.
With silver-clad scabbard executed in their typical style.