A beautiful black coral hilted example, made in the King's workshops.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Made of blackened copper-gold alloy, finely inlaid with poems in pure gold.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.