Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
From the same set, but with a variety of different arrowheads.
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
With straight blade and two opposing Yali chiseled out of the forte of the blade.
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
With high-contrast wootz blade and fine damascening in two tones of gold.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
A fine, early example with silver-plated details.
With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped
With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
Of the Royal Workshops of the Kingdom of Khandy.
Unusually large and with all-metal handle that opens with a screw.
From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
With a hilt that is of typical southern form, with a cupped base and langets.
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.
With a curved hollow ground blade with a narrow dorsal groove and false backedge.
A north Indian bichuwa dagger with recurved blade and richly decorated hilt.
With wootz blade and wootz Hindu basket hilt
This one is for the connoisseur of blades.
The khanda represents one of the oldest forms of Indian sword
The talwar or talvār (Hindi) is
Possibly made in Gujarat and eventually incorporated in the Bikaner armory