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A Sinhalese kirichchiya

A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Sinhalese coral hilted knife

Sinhalese coral hilted knife

Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
Fine piha-kaetta with velvet scabbard

Fine piha kaetta with velvet scabbard

A very fine example with beautifully chiseled silver pommel plate.
Very good Sinhalese ul-pihiya

A very good ul-pihiya

A Sinhalese knife with lavish silver mounts and overlay.
Sinhalese piha-kaetta logo

A fine, heavy piha kaetta

Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
Sinhalese dagger logo

Sinhalese kirichchiya

With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Sinhalese pihiya logo

An early "piha-kaetta"

Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
Simple Sinhalese pihiya

A Sinhalese knife

Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Ul pihiya logo

Sinhalese knife and stylus

Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
Large piha-kaetta logo

A large pihiya kättha

A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A silver pihiya

Silver Sinhalese ul-pihiya

A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.

 An unusual pihiya (piha kaetta) logo

An unusual pihiya (piha kaetta)

Probably from the late Kandyan period.