Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
A Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good condition, with…
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
A very rare example of a type of early all-leather tube quiver that was used by Mongols and Tibet
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
With a connection to local royalty in Jinchuan, Sichuan province.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
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.
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.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.