Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
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.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.