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Heavy Sikh chakram
Traditionally associated with Vishnu, it was an essential piece of equipment for the Sikh nihang.
Rajput sosun pattah
With wootz blade, Marwari style hilt, and its original red velvet scabbard.
With Persian wootz blade, engraved at forte with floral designs.
Kutch shamshir for Benson
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
Talwar of Mohta Bakhtawar Singh
A fine Marwari talwar presented to the Dewan (chief minister) of Bikaner in 1756 A.D.
Indian spearheads and butt
A set for the beginning collector.
Khanda with etched blade
A late 19th-century type with an etched blade, simulating patterned steel.
A fine north Indian dagger
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
Silver overlaid talwar hilt
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
A very large example with a strongly reinforced tip and stone handle scales.
Unusual Indian zulfiqar sword
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
An unusual ḍhāl
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
A Punjabi arm guard
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
Wootz talwar with pierced scabbard
With fine gold overlaid hilt, tight-grained wootz blade and elaborately pierced scabbard.
Talwar with Mamluk style blade
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
A kirach with hunting scenes
Its blade pattern-welded and chiseled with designs of hunters and animals.
A gilt Indian jambiya
With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
Talwar hilted shamshir
With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Lahore talwar hilted shamshir
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
Sadeli walking cane
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
Fine dated talwar from Ratlam
With Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
Katar with complex ribbed blade
A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Eight Indian bodkin arrows
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
Large Mughal saber
With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
A katar from Bundi
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
Large wootz talwar
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
18th century northern katar
With high-contrast wootz blade and fine damascening in two tones of gold.
Golden damascened boy's katar
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
North Indian composite bow
With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.
Fine mail shirt, Sikh Empire
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
All wootz kard dagger
With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
Indian teghá with fine hilt
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
Axe with Anup Singh inscription
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
Two fine north Indian arrows
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
North Indian katar with tools
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
Heavy Rajput katar
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
12 North Indian arrows
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A Bikaner armory dagger
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
North Indian sosun pattah
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
Indian signed dhal from Gujarat
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A gilt katar with spiraled hilt
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
Indian Pata with Kutch style decor
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
Fine toradar with stippled barrel
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
A large Indian karud dagger
Unusually large and with all-metal handle that opens with a screw.
Golden Bundi style katar
From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
Deccan katar with Bikaner marks
With a hilt that is of typical southern form, with a cupped base and langets.
All-steel Bundi katar
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.
South Indian katar with Bikaner marks
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A fine bichuwa with gold decor
A north Indian bichuwa dagger with recurved blade and richly decorated hilt.