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Ganga Jamni decorated kard
Ganga - Jamni refers to the rivers of the Ganges and Jamna. It was used to describe metalwork done in contrasting colors, usually gold and silver, in inlay or overlay work.
Bikaner lance head
With square cross-section point and several Bikaner armory markings.
Indian spearheads and butt
A set for the beginning collector.
Silver overlaid talwar hilt
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
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.
A katar from Bundi
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
North Indian katar with tools
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
A gilt katar with spiraled hilt
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
Fine toradar with stippled barrel
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
Golden Bundi style katar
From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
All-steel Bundi katar
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.
Bikaner elephant katar
Possibly made in Gujarat and eventually incorporated in the Bikaner armory
Bikaner war axe
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the mounted North India
A talwar with "lehria" chevron blade
With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.
An Indian matchlock musket
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.