South India, made of chiseled iron with bird-bodied yali creatures.
Made with a separate parakeet-shaped hook, attached to long tanged spearhead.
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
An antique Sinhalese walking cane, made of a light and relatively flexible
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A relatively rare variety of an Indian war axe, called tungi.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
The best of its kind known to me, with silver overlay and ivory finial.
Iron lockbox with key, decorated with the gold koftgari normally seen on arms.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
Traditionally associated with Vishnu, it was an essential piece of equipment for the Sikh nihang.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.