This example has a beaded outer rim and a smooth inside rim, with in-between alternating stylized lotus petals. Such…
A fine sword guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty. It were fine Chinese dāo hùshǒu like this example that…
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
Such rings were worn by Qing dynasty "bannermen" as a sign of their status as a conquest elite.
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.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
A bronze processional piece with reign marks attributing it to the year 1864.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Called sung hoả mai in Vietnamese, they are based on the Indo-Portuguese system. This example has a baitong lock.
A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
One of Europe's rarest gun types. A fine example, with mother of pearl inlaid stock.
A large and impressive blade, its pole cut-down.
With good, layered blade, mounted in forged iron mounts.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
With a recurved blade and elaborate bronze hilt decorated with chakras.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Made in the Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
A very rare example of a type of all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibetans of
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.
An exceptionally large example with silver-clad scabbard.
With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
An outstanding example with very fine silver and moth-of-pearl work.
With intricately carved ivory hilt depicting a demon on a horse.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
A rare set of twin knives in a single scabbard.
An earlier example with an iconographic hilt.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A very fine specimen, complete with ruby-set scabbard.
A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.