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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
Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
Fine piha kaetta with velvet scabbard
A very fine example with beautifully chiseled silver pommel plate.
A very good ul-pihiya
A Sinhalese knife with lavish silver mounts and overlay.
A fine, heavy piha kaetta
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
An early "piha-kaetta"
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
A Sinhalese knife
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Sinhalese knife and stylus
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
A large pihiya kättha
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
Silver Sinhalese ul-pihiya
A fine Kandyan knife, or
, probably mid 18th century.
An unusual pihiya (piha kaetta)
Probably from the late Kandyan period.