Sawasa is a copper-gold alloy that was patinated a "raven black" and then highlights were parcel-gilt.
With Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
An impressive example with true inlays in silver in the hilt.
A very fine example retaining its original lacquered shaft.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
Private collection. Not for sale.
A classic example of the 16th century.
Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation, took many mortal shapes, or "avatar"
An exceptional example with a graceful hilt with a strong presence.
Presented here is a beautiful khanda with an exceptionally fine pierced hilt.