Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ru
An antique set of scabbard fittings for a Chinese saber, probably second ha
A good set of the first half of the 19th century, with large and rather heavy forge folded blades.
It has a solid pale green jade hilt that is fitted to a silver collar-piece.
The Yi or Nuosuo people are known as Lolo in early Western ethnographic wr
A rather well-made example of its type.
A large Chinese double handed falchion of a form that is both related to th
The hudiedao (蝴蝶刀), are a type of double swords peculiar to t
A small Korean knife called eunjangdo, literally "
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
Fine and unusual, with Italian renaissance style decoration.
With double tiered golden crown.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
With a wide clipped tip with notched upper edge.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
With a very good, substantial blade with differential heat treatment.
Dated 1895. Large and heavy, a quality piece.
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
Unusual set of paired Chinese maces of good workmanship.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
Rare extant work of a famous workshop in Chengdu.
With translucent horn bellies glued on red pigment.
A very nice and complete example, circa 1920's-30's.
With large dragon head collar piece.
With rare downward curving grip as seen on artwork of the 17th and 18th centuries.
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
Its large blade is of ridged cross-section, inspired by the Japanese design.
Built around a beautifully forged blade, in full polish, revealing a burl grain pattern.
Comprising of a bow, arrows, and string sent to the U.S.A. in 1964 plus an associated quiver.
A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
An early Chinese militia jiàn most likely dating from the Ming.
With influences from several cultures that are rarely seen on a single blade.
With a good blade and a set of fittings that exceed the quality of most of this period.
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.
A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
Adjusted for use on a Japanese sword.
With gold and black painted face with geometric decor.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
A rare Burmese weapon combining a percussion carbine with a short sword.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.