With a good quality wootz blade.
With a shield that reminds of Deccan cuirasses.
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
Of the Malabar coast, South India.
The handle covered with gold damascening.
A large example of a type called sang.
The slender blade is made of flawless wootz steel in boldly contrasting shades of silver and dark grey.
Possibly made in Gujarat and eventually incorporated in the Bikaner armory
The talwar or talvār (Hindi) is
The khanda represents one of the oldest forms of Indian sword
This one is for the connoisseur of blades.
With wootz blade and wootz Hindu basket hilt
A north Indian bichuwa dagger with recurved blade and richly decorated hilt.
With a curved hollow ground blade with a narrow dorsal groove and false backedge.
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.
With a hilt that is of typical southern form, with a cupped base and langets.
From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
Unusually large and with all-metal handle that opens with a screw.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.
A fine, early example with silver-plated details.
With high-contrast wootz blade and fine damascening in two tones of gold.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
With straight blade and two opposing Yali chiseled out of the forte of the blade.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.