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A fine curved Deccan katar
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
A curved Deccan katar
With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
A Deccan chilanum
With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.
South Indian loop hilted dagger
Indian loop hilted dagger are generally called
(बिछुवा ) which literally mean
Silver inlaid Deccan katar
An impressive example with true inlays in silver in the hilt.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
Chiseled iron khanda hilt
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
Deccan katar with Bikaner marks
With a hilt that is of typical southern form, with a cupped base and langets.
A fine Deccan chilanum
An exceptional example with a graceful hilt with a strong presence.