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