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