An impressively large kasthāné, dating from the 18th century.
With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.
Of the Malabar coast, South India.
The talwar or talvār (Hindi) is
Presented here is a beautiful khanda with an exceptionally fine pierced hilt.
The khanda represents one of the oldest forms of Indian sword
This one is for the connoisseur of blades.
With wootz blade and wootz Hindu basket hilt
With a curved hollow ground blade with a narrow dorsal groove and false backedge.
Of the Royal Workshops of the Kingdom of Khandy.
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
From the same set, but with a variety of different arrowheads.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
Fitted with facetted armor-piercing bodkins type arrowheads.
With classic cinnabar red, yellow, green and black lacquered decoration.
Made in the Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
With a recurved blade and elaborate bronze hilt decorated with chakras.
An early version of this iconic Indian weapon, with its characteristic swollen tip.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
With Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
With parcel gilding and ruby eyes, in a fine silver repousse scabbard.
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
With a blade of 17th-century European manufacture, with trader's name on it.
Its blade pattern-welded and chiseled with designs of hunters and animals.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
With fine gold overlaid hilt, tight-grained wootz blade and elaborately pierced scabbard.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
With Persian style blade, showing Indian workmanship.
A 19th-century type with an etched blade, simulating patterned steel.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
An early example, late Vijayanagara empire, with a fine wootz spatulate blade.
An unusually ornate iteration of the design, intended for Hindu ceremonies.
A fine Marwari talwar presented to the Dewan (chief minister) of Bikaner in 1756 A.D.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.