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A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
Pesh-kabz (پیش قبض)
Widely used Persian word for a type of dagger.
Unusual Indian zulfiqar sword
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
A fine north Indian dagger
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
An unusual ḍhāl
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Hindi word for a type of arm protection.
Persian word for a piece of lower arm protection.
A Punjabi arm guard
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
Wootz talwar with pierced scabbard
With fine gold overlaid hilt, tight-grained wootz blade and elaborately pierced scabbard.
Talwar with Mamluk style blade
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
A kirach with hunting scenes
Its blade pattern-welded and chiseled with designs of hunters and animals.
Famous maker of metalwork from Bhuj, Kutch.
A gilt Indian jambiya
With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
Talwar hilted shamshir
With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Lahore talwar hilted shamshir
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
Indian term of a type of marquetry that is done with the cross-sections of composite rods of different materials.
Sadeli walking cane
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
Fine dated talwar from Ratlam
With Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
An Indian state.
Katar with complex ribbed blade
A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Eight Indian bodkin arrows
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
Alternate writing for Khēmau, an armorer working at Bundi.
Large Mughal saber
With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
An armorer working in Bundi from at least 1835 to 1872.
A katar from Bundi
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
Large wootz talwar
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
18th century northern katar
With high-contrast wootz blade and fine damascening in two tones of gold.
Golden damascened boy's katar
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
The "four curved" bow
Measurements of a chahār-kham bow
For the bowyers and archery researchers, detailed measurements of an antique chahār-kham bow.
Measurements of a North Indian bow
For the bowyers and archery researchers, detailed measurements of an antique North Indian bow "kaman" type.
North Indian composite bow
With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.
Fine mail shirt, Sikh Empire
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
All wootz kard dagger
With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
Indian teghá with fine hilt
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
A type of Indian saber with a broad blade.
Axe with Anup Singh inscription
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
Two fine north Indian arrows
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
North Indian katar with tools
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
Heavy Rajput katar
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
An armory in Rajasthan, north India
An Indian type of dagger.
12 North Indian arrows
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A Bikaner armory dagger
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
North Indian sosun pattah
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
Indian signed dhal from Gujarat
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A gilt katar with spiraled hilt
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
Indian Pata with Kutch style decor
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
Fine toradar with stippled barrel
With markings attributing it to Jalore.