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Weapons!

Knives, Swords, Letter Openers, Phurbas, Spears, Blowpipes

Medieval Miniature Swords. SIX Swords. Display Stand. Stainless Steel

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    Replicas of REAL swords. Each made of stainless steel with silver-plated handles. A unique display stand is included.   Handle designs are identical front and back.   Recently I saw this set for $ 185.00 USD, described with some flaws. This set is in perfect… Continue reading

Huge 32” Antique Wooden Tantrik Vajrakilaya Phurba. Kila. Nepal.

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    This is fantastic!   The kīla – or phurba – is used as a ritual implement to signify stability on sacred ground/earth during ceremonies. Only those initiated in its use, or otherwise empowered, may wield it. The energy of the kīla is fierce, wrathful, piercing, affixing,… Continue reading

Warrior Short Sword with Scabbard. Bhutan / Tibet

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    Scabbard is a mix of silver and nickel (for hardness and durability) Wire wrapped grip.   Not sure how old this sword is but the design and style date back to the 19th Century . . . which is likely.   Beyond fantasy . .… Continue reading

Antique Wayang Wong. Shield and Kris Knife. Sword. Theatrical Performance. Java.

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  Shadow puppet and human wayang theatrical performances have been staged since 930 AD.   The carving on the shield depicts the typical Wayang puppet head profile.   These performance pieces are quite old and come from Central Java. I was told that the pieces are from the 1920s… Continue reading

Antique Bronze Dagger. Weapon. Knife. Keris. Jakarta. Indonesia. Java

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  Our Agent found this in a unique antique shop in Jakarta along with a multitude of old and rare Indonesian weapons and bronze statues. The proprietor says it was from the early- to mid- 1800s. He also thought it might have been made from descendents of the… Continue reading

Metal Spear Head. West Africa.

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    From the 1930s. Metal spearhead in excellent condition. Stand not included.

Antique Old Brass Buddhist Phurba Phurpa. Tibet

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I have had this small Phurba in my private collection for many years. Quite unique. SOLD! Thanks to C.R. !!!!!!

Old, Rare and Primitive Bronze Phurba. Chitpati. Amulet. Necklace. Tibet

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This is a curious piece, not because of the image of a protector, Chitipati, but because of the weight and design of this Phurba. The weight feels like there is a mixture of lead rather than tin. Furthermore, there is a lot of metal movement between the blade… Continue reading

Rare Old Asmat Tribal Cassowary Bone Claw Dagger. Papua. New Guinea. Indonesia

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Typical of the tribal thigh bone daggers used in ceremonial and ritualistic events. These are made from the thigh bone of a Cassowary, a large flightless bird. The head – or joint – is decorated in a woven hood with braids of coix beads and cassowary… Continue reading
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