Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Made in the Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
With classic cinnabar red, yellow, green and black lacquered decoration.
Fitted with facetted armor-piercing bodkins type arrowheads.
Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
From the same set, but with a variety of different arrowheads.
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
With straight blade and two opposing Yali chiseled out of the forte of the blade.
With Persian inspired blade in Hindu basket hilt, both of fine wootz.
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
An impressive example with true inlays in silver in the hilt.
With high-contrast wootz blade and fine damascening in two tones of gold.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
A fine, early example with silver-plated details.
A very fine example retaining its original lacquered shaft.
With whimsical tiger and deer decoration.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
A miniature piece meant for use by a small boy.
With wide, pattern-welded blade.
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
With a fine wootz blade with a pronounced center ridge.
Fitting in a single scabbard. Modest for Sinhalese work.
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A very fine specimen with VOC blade and ruby-set scabbard.
A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief on both sides.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
A very good example of a sosun pattah, or "lily leaf", of elegant form.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.
With blackened iron panels with decorative borders carved in relief.
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped
With lunette pommel of ivory plates.
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
Many Asian export sword guards, and later Japanese guards inspired by them
With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
Of the Royal Workshops of the Kingdom of Khandy.