With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
A peculiar tsuba with a depiction of Bodhidharma and two dragon chasing a pearl.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its outer surface is decorated with interlocking swastikas and family crests.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
A robust and heavy example, crafted with care.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small group of guards that
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
Nice and complete example with talisman basket. Probably 20th century.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
An enigmatic type of axe, this one probably from tribal north India.
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
These handsome daggers were worn by the nomadic Hadendoa people, their name has been interpreted as meaning "Lion Clan".
A peculiar type of knife worn in the north of Nias.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
Japanese sword guard depicting three wise monkeys conveying the message see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
Large and heavy example with the notable Umlauff provenance.
Very rare subtype of a Khond tribal axe with double points.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
A beautiful black coral hilted example, made in the King's workshops.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal sacrifices.
With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Signed Hirado Ju Kunishige
A standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
Constructed out of dense hardwood and with fine mother-of-pearl inlays in the Vietnamese fashion.
Peculiar shield with catching hook, used by the Santali people of Bengal.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.