With crisp, extremely very well-preserved wootz blade.
A rarer variety with a hilt that takes inspiration from the kora and talwar.
Peculiar shield with catching hook, used by the Santali people of Bengal.
An enigmatic type of axe, this one probably from tribal north India.
A beautiful black coral hilted example, made in the King's workshops.
The hilt with overlay of the finest quality of the period
With later, elaborately chiseled hilt of very fine quality.
The basket hilt is elaborately overlaid with silver in floral designs.
Mentioning the son of a Maharajah and a year corresponding to 1887 A.D.
The enormous blade made of fine, boldly contrasting wootz steel.
Very rare subtype of a Khond tribal axe with double points.
This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal sacrifices.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
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.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
An exceptionally large example with a desirable three fullered blade.
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.