With crisp, extremely very well-preserved wootz blade.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
A beautiful black coral hilted example, made in the King's workshops.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.