A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
With Persian style blade, showing Indian workmanship.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
A 19th-century type with an etched blade, simulating patterned steel.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
With gold plated hilt and pattern welded blade.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal sacrifices.