A 16th hooded katar with the wide, ribbed blade that is characteristic for this period.
A Hindu dagger following an ancient style that was preserved in Afghanistan.
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
It was collected by Laurens Langewis, an early 20th-century ethnographer and author.
A very rare type of dagger that originates from the borderlands of Eastern Tibet and Sichuan.
The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
With characteristic bulb pommel and silver plating on hilt and scabbard.
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.
A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
With blonde horn grip scales and brass plated scabbard.
An excellently designed thrusting dagger with T-spine and sharp tip.
An unusually ornate version of what is normally a very simple weapon.
A simple early 20th-century fighting dagger with ribbed grip.
A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
A rare and sought-after type. This one comes in its original silver mounted scabbard.
A fat-bellied variety of the Nepalese khukurī with mirror polished blade and iron handle with fine silver overlay.
A rare example retaining its original silver covered scabbard.
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.
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
Also known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
With a very thick and heavy blade and nicely worked brass mounts.
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 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 )
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.
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 Chinese style fighting knife probably made in Yunnan or Vietnam.
With finely chiseled steel hilt and scabbard
A fine, early example with silver-plated details.
Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
With heavy pierced silver mounts in with archaic dragon designs.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
With all silver construction, including the blade.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.