A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
A very fine example with beautifully chiseled silver pommel plate.
A Sinhalese knife with lavish silver mounts and overlay.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
With parcel gilding and ruby eyes, in a fine silver repousse scabbard.
A rare example retaining its original silver covered scabbard.
An antique Sinhalese walking cane, made of a light and relatively flexible
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Made in the Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
With classic cinnabar red, yellow, green and black lacquered decoration.
A very fine example retaining its original lacquered shaft.
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
Of the Royal Workshops of the Kingdom of Khandy.
Probably from the late Kandyan period.
An impressively large kasthāné, dating from the 18th century.