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North Indian antelope axe

Indian Antelope Axe

An enigmatic type of axe, this one probably from tribal north India.
Sosun pattah with twistcore blade

Sosun pattah with twistcore blade

The hilt with overlay of the finest quality of the period
Indian talwar with 1693 dated blade logo

Talwar with 1693 dated blade

With later, elaborately chiseled hilt of very fine quality.
Sikh chakram

Sikh fighting chakram

A sharp, heavier user. Not the flimsy type usually encountered.
North Indian kirach with Persian wootz export blade

Interesting kirach with dated hilt

Mentioning the son of a Maharajah and a year corresponding to 1887 A.D.
Sialkot lockbox

Sialkot (production center)

A town well-known for its arms production, and gold overlay work (koftgari)
Punjab koftgari lockbox logo

Punjabi koftgari lockbox

Iron lockbox with key, decorated with the gold koftgari normally seen on arms.
Garo milam dao

Milam

A peculiar double-edged sword of the Garo people.
Bikaner lance

Bikaner lance head

With square cross-section point and several Bikaner armory markings.
Sirohi sword logo

Sirōhī (सिरोही)

A town in Rajasthan known for its blade making industry, as well as a type of sword.
Goat hilted Khyber sword logo

Goat hilted Khyber sword

With gold plated hilt and pattern welded blade.
Chakram logo

Heavy Sikh chakram

Traditionally associated with Vishnu, it was an essential piece of equipment for the Sikh nihang.
Rajput sosun pattah

Rajput sosun pattah

With wootz blade, Marwari style hilt, and its original red velvet scabbard.
Sosun pattah

Sosun Pattah

With Persian wootz blade, engraved at forte with floral designs.
Kutch pattern welded Shamshir made for Benson

Kutch shamshir for Benson

Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
Marwar talwar presented to Mohta Bakhtawar Singh logo

Talwar of Mohta Bakhtawar Singh

A fine Marwari talwar presented to the Dewan (chief minister) of Bikaner in 1756 A.D.
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 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.
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.
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.
Kapwah logo

Khapwa / Kapwah

An Indian type of dagger.
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.