With a good quality wootz blade.
With a shield that reminds of Deccan cuirasses.
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
Of the Malabar coast, South India.
The handle covered with gold damascening.
A large example of a type called sang.
The slender blade is made of flawless wootz steel in boldly contrasting shades of silver and dark grey.
Possibly made in Gujarat and eventually incorporated in the Bikaner armory
The talwar or talvār (Hindi) is
Presented here is a beautiful khanda with an exceptionally fine pierced hilt.
An exceptional example with a graceful hilt with a strong presence.
Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation, took many mortal shapes, or "avatar"
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
A north Indian bichuwa dagger with recurved blade and richly decorated hilt.
With a curved hollow ground blade with a narrow dorsal groove and false backedge.
A classic example of the 16th century.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.
With a hilt that is of typical southern form, with a cupped base and langets.
From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
Unusually large and with all-metal handle that opens with a screw.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
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 a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.