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Early chilanum hilt
An old bronze hilt in the shape of chilanum hilts.
A Deccan chilanum
With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
Alternative spelling for chilanum, a South Indian type of dagger.
An Indian type of dagger.
A Bikaner armory dagger
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
A type of Indian dagger with a stem-like grip and wide pommel.
A fine Deccan chilanum
An exceptional example with a graceful hilt with a strong presence.