This type of axe was part of the standard equipment of the
A large example of a type called sang.
With leaf-shaped blade with strong ribbed feature on either side.
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped
With a samvat date that corresponds to 1691 A.D.
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
Made of a beautiful piece of black zitan hardwood, carved in a spiral, topped with a silver knob.
A large and heavy example with chiseled decor and silver overlaid base.
South India, made of chiseled iron with bird-bodied yali creatures.
Made with a separate parakeet-shaped hook, attached to long tanged spearhead.
Made of iron, weighted with two flattened spheres, all with chiseled decoration.
A relatively rare variety of an Indian war axe, called tungi.
From Tamil Nadu. With clean lines and precise geometry.
The best of its kind known to me, with silver overlay and ivory finial.
Made with two antelope horns and an iron shield.
A set for the beginning collector.
Traditionally associated with Vishnu, it was an essential piece of equipment for the Sikh nihang.
With square cross-section point and several Bikaner armory markings.
Iron lockbox with key, decorated with the gold koftgari normally seen on arms.
A sharp, heavier user. Not the flimsy type usually encountered.