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Pictorial sources on Asian arms and armor

Asian arms in Dutch master paintings

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Peculiar shield with catching hook, used by the Santali people of Bengal.
An enigmatic type of axe, this one probably from tribal north India.
A beautiful black coral hilted example, made in the King's workshops.
Very rare subtype of a Khond tribal axe with double points.
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
Unusual Chinese duanjian with fine gilt mounts and a blade of non-Chinese…