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Early chilanum hilt logo

Early chilanum hilt

An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
Vijayanagara hooded katar logo

Simple hooded katar

Of a type that is strongly associated with the Vijayanagara empire.
Fine deccan curved katar logo

A fine curved Deccan katar

With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
Deccan curved katar logo

A curved Deccan katar

With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
Deccan chilanum logo

A Deccan chilanum

With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.
early Bundi style katar logo

Katar with complex ribbed blade

A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
South Indian stiletto dagger logo

South Indian loop hilted dagger

Introduction

Indian loop hilted dagger are generally called bichuwa (बिछुवा ) which literally mean

Three Indian war arrows logo

Three Indian war arrows

Fitted with facetted armor-piercing bodkins type arrowheads.
Indian long distance or flight arrows

Two Indian flight arrows

Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
Indian anti-siege arrows logo

Three Indian anti-siege arrows

Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
five Indian arrows

Five Indian arrows

From the same set, but with a variety of different arrowheads.
Indian bodkin arrows logo

Eight Indian bodkin arrows

Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
Seven broadhead arrows

Seven Indian broadhead arrows

With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
Bheema Nayak saber logo

Saber of Bhima Nayak

A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
Straight khanjarli

Unusual khanjarli

With straight blade and two opposing Yali chiseled out of the forte of the blade.
Large Mughal saber logo

Large Mughal saber

With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
Sindh presentation katar

A katar from Sindh

With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
Bundi katar

A katar from Bundi

The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
Talwar with true inlay hilt

Large wootz talwar

The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
Fine Deccan katar logo

Silver inlaid Deccan katar

An impressive example with true inlays in silver in the hilt.
Katar logo

18th century northern katar

With high-contrast wootz blade and fine damascening in two tones of gold.
Rajasthani boy's katar

Golden damascened boy's katar

A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
Khanjarli logo

A South Indian khanjarli

A fine, early example with silver-plated details.
North Indian composite bow

North Indian composite bow

With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.
Mamluk style sword in talwar hilt

Mamluk style sword in talwar hilt

Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
Mail shirt

Fine mail shirt, Sikh Empire

With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Sang

Large spearhead from South India

An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
All-wootz kard

All wootz kard dagger

With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.
Child's katar

Boy's katar

A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
Boy's brass hilted pata

Boy's brass hilted patá

With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
Fine Indian tegha logo

Indian teghá with fine hilt

With wide, pattern-welded blade.
Bikaner axe logo

Axe with Anup Singh inscription

With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
North Indian arrows logo

Two fine north Indian arrows

With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
Vijayanagara pata

Vijayanagara "pata"

A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
North Indian katar with tools

North Indian katar with tools

With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
North indian katar

Heavy Rajput katar

A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
Chilanum dagger

Chilanum dagger

Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
12 Indian arrows

12 North Indian arrows

With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A small dagger from the Bikaner armory

A Bikaner armory dagger

A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
Sosun pattah with golden damascened hilt logo

North Indian sosun pattah

A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
Indian dhal shield by Bhagvan Khoosal

Indian signed dhal from Gujarat

An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
17th century katar with curved blade logo

South Indian katar with curved blade

A very crisp and complete example of its type.
Chiseled khanda hilt

Chiseled iron khanda hilt

With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
Bundi style katar

A gilt katar with spiraled hilt

In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
Tanjore spearhead

Tanjore spearhead

Description

A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped blade.

Indian khanjarli logo

A large and very good khanjarli

With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
A kutch style pata logo

Indian Pata with Kutch style decor

A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
South Indian ankus logo

South Indian pierced iron ankus

Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
Indian javelin

Indian javelin head

With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
Fine toradar with stippled barrel logo

Fine toradar with stippled barrel

With markings attributing it to Jalore.