An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
With a hilt that is of typical southern form, with a cupped base and langets.
An unusual cross-cultural mix, blending Burmese, Japanese and Indian parts.
The best of its kind known to me, with silver overlay and ivory finial.
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.
With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.
An impressively large kasthāné, dating from the 18th century.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
A 16th hooded katar with the wide, ribbed blade that is characteristic for this period.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
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.
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
A nice honest example of an early south Indian katar with great sculptural qualities.
A fine, early example with silver-plated details.
With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
With a recurved blade and elaborate bronze hilt decorated with chakras.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
From Tamil Nadu. With clean lines and precise geometry.
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
Probably from the late Kandyan period.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
With a good quality wootz blade.
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
An early version of this iconic Indian weapon, with its characteristic swollen tip.
Exhibiting southern style beaded edges with northern style construction and gold.
A relatively rare variety of an Indian war axe, called tungi.
With a curved hollow ground blade with a narrow dorsal groove and false backedge.
With square cross-section point and several Bikaner armory markings.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
An antique Sinhalese walking cane, made of a light and relatively flexible
Unusually large and with all-metal handle that opens with a screw.
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
From the same set, but with a variety of different arrowheads.
With classic cinnabar red, yellow, green and black lacquered decoration.