The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped
A large and heavy example with chiseled decor and silver overlaid base.
A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
A large example of a type called sang.
From Tamil Nadu. With clean lines and precise geometry.
With square cross-section point and several Bikaner armory markings.
With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
Made of iron, weighted with two flattened spheres, all with chiseled decoration.
A set for the beginning collector.