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A silver pihiya

Silver Sinhalese ul-pihiya

A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.

Asian export sword guard

Sinhalese export sword guard

A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
Sinhalese spear logo

A Sinhalese spear

A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.
Canton style sword guard

Fine Canton-style export sword guard

Introduction

Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them, were modeled after