Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.
With crisp, extremely very well-preserved wootz blade.
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
A beautiful black coral hilted example, made in the King's workshops.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
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 iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.