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Indian spearheads and spear butt logo

Indian spearheads and butt

A set for the beginning collector.
Indian khanda with etched blade

Khanda with etched blade

A late 19th-century type with an etched blade, simulating patterned steel.
Indian dagger

A fine north Indian dagger

Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
Khapwah logo

Khapwah

Name for a type of dagger we now tend to call chilanum.
Rajput logo

Rajput

An Indian group of castes. Historically warrior castes.
Talwar hilt logo

Silver overlaid talwar hilt

Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
Stone hilted pesh-kabz logo

Stone-hilted pesh-kabz

A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
Dastana logo

A Punjabi arm guard

Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
Fine wootz talwar

Wootz talwar with pierced scabbard

With fine gold overlaid hilt, tight-grained wootz blade and elaborately pierced scabbard.
Talwar with Mamluk style blade decor

Talwar with Mamluk style blade

In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
Chiseled kirach from Lahore

A kirach with hunting scenes

Its blade pattern-welded and chiseled with designs of hunters and animals.
Oomersee logo

Oomersee Mawjee

Famous maker of metalwork from Bhuj, Kutch.
Kutch Jambiya logo

A gilt Indian jambiya

With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
Wootz shamshir with talwar hilt logo

Talwar hilted shamshir

With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Wootz shamshir lahore hilt

Lahore talwar hilted shamshir

Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
early Bundi style katar logo

Katar with complex ribbed blade

A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Khema armorer logo

Khema

Alternate writing for Khēmau, an armorer working at Bundi.
Khemau logo

Khēmau (खेमौ)

An armorer working in Bundi from at least 1835 to 1872.
Bundi katar

A katar from Bundi

The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
Bundi style katar

A gilt katar with spiraled hilt

In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
Bundi katar ex Figiel

Golden Bundi style katar

From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
Bundi katar

All-steel Bundi katar

The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.