A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
Of Kham area regional style, with a grip studded with turquoises and corals.
With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
With a long, sword-like blade characteristic of this type. With original belt.
A style of dagger often associated with the pilgrimage to Mecca.
A rare type of Sinhalese dagger with stylized bird hilt and blade with backedge.
With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
Also known as piha-kaetta, this is more correctly a pihiya.
A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
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 ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.
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.
With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.
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.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
Named so after the two ridges that are formed on the bi-fullered blade.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
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.