Nice and complete with opaque green hilt and scabbard mounts.
A large example in excellent state of preservation.
With designs of animals, often attributed to Lucknow, north India.
With vintage silver mounted scabbard.
With wootz blade and the jade hilt set with small rubies.
All the designs being true inlay, with almost no losses.
Often called piha-kaetta, these knives were mainly made by the King's Workshops.
Its hilt overlaid with thick silver, then fire-gilt.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
Fine Indian kard with gilt copper alloy hilt, decorated with chiseled flowers.
Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
Made around 1900 in Alwar, Rajasthan, for the tourist market.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.