The slender blade is made of flawless wootz steel in boldly contrasting shades of silver and dark grey.
A large example of a type called sang.
The handle covered with gold damascening.
Of the Malabar coast, South India.
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
Probably from the late Kandyan period.
An impressively large kasthāné, dating from the 18th century.
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.
With a shield that reminds of Deccan cuirasses.
With a good quality wootz blade.