Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
A 16th hooded katar with the wide, ribbed blade that is characteristic for this period.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
Exhibiting southern style beaded edges with northern style construction and gold.
A nice honest example of an early south Indian katar with great sculptural qualities.
A very fine example with beautifully chiseled silver pommel plate.
A Sinhalese knife with lavish silver mounts and overlay.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
A rare example retaining its original silver covered scabbard.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
Often called "kothimora khukuri", with scabbards mounted in repousse and pierced silver.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
An understated, elegant khukuri of substantial proportions with fine layered blade.
With pierced mounts and velvet-covered scabbard.
With fine silver mounts worked in repousse with designs of flowers and foliage.
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
Of a type that is strongly associated with the Vijayanagara empire.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.
A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Indian loop hilted dagger are generally called bichuwa (बिछुवा )
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
With straight blade and two opposing Yali chiseled out of the forte of the blade.
Of the 19th century, with fine pierced scabbard mouthpiece.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
An impressive example with true inlays in silver in the hilt.
With high-contrast wootz blade and fine damascening in two tones of gold.