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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.
Katar with dual percussion pistols
The katar is made of wootz steel and comes from Bikaner.
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.