An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Late 17th century. With wootz blade and enamel chape.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
Of nice quality, with unusual openwork silver bolster with serapendiya.
With carved horn hilt and characteristic finger guard.
Of the chopper variety, with a finely carved ivory hilt.
Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
A rare thousand-year-old dagger from the Khmer empire.