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.
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
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.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.