Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.
With crisp, extremely very well-preserved wootz blade.
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.
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.
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.