Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
With crisp, extremely very well-preserved wootz blade.