Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
A beautiful black coral hilted example, made in the King's workshops.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
Fine Indian kard with gilt copper alloy hilt, decorated with chiseled flowers.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
Its hilt overlaid with thick silver, then fire-gilt.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
All the designs being true inlay, with almost no losses.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
With wootz blade and the jade hilt set with small rubies.
A what? Yes exactly. An extremely rare piece, the only example I am aware of in published collections at least.