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Indian parrot hilt dagger

Parrot hilt wootz khanjar

With vintage silver mounted scabbard.
Fine Kurdish dagger logo

Ladder wootz Kurdish dagger

This unassuming dagger has one of the finest wootz blades with a tight ladder pattern.
Northern Indian katar logo

Northern katar

with laminated blade and chiseled hilt.
Northern katar of Southern style

Katar from Kota, Rajasthan

Indian wootz blade and remains of floral gold overlay.
Afghan jamdhar kattari

Jamdhar kátári with scabbard

An archaic form of dagger that survived in Afghanistan.
Indian katar in katar logo

Katar in katar curio item

Made around 1900 in Alwar, Rajasthan, for the tourist market.
Wide bladed Sino-Vietnamese knife

Wide Sino-Vietnamese knife

Large bowie-type blade with prominent raised backedge.
Dated Pingpu knife logo

Pingpu presentation knife dated 1921

Heavy socket-hilted plains knife with dated presentation scabbard.
East Java keris hilt

West Javanese keris hilt

19th century, probably originating from Cirebon.
Bhima keris hilt

Early Bhima keris hilt

The Hindu mythical brother of Hanuman, the Monkey King.
Mongolian trousse with stones logo

Mongolian trousse with stones

Description

A Mongolian trousse with horn hilted knife.

silver-piha-kaetta-with-scabbard

Sinhalese pihiya with scabbard

Introduction

Often called piha-kaetta, which are actually the chopper versions, these knives were ma

Gold alloy piha kaetta logo

Gold alloy Sinhalese pihiya

Often called piha-kaetta, these knives were mainly made by the King's Workshops.
Silver Mongolian trousse

Fine Mongolian trousse

With very detailed silver mounts.
Burmese betel knives logo

Pair of Burmese overlaid knives

Very rare set of Burmese knives from Mindan village.
Madurese keris hilt in form of Dutch soldier logo

Pulasir keris hilt

A Madurese keris hilt, carved from dark hardwood in the form of a Dutch cuirassier.
Balu Mekabun keris hilt logo

Veiled female keris grip

Often interpreted to be Durga, the warrior goddess.
Jade mounted dagger logo

Indian Jade mounted dagger

Nice and complete with opaque green hilt and scabbard mounts.
Lucknow enamel kard logo

Indian enamel and wootz dagger

With designs of animals, often attributed to Lucknow, north India.
Nyamba hilt with seal logo

Nyamba keris hilt with seal

Rare old keris handle made into a European wax seal.
Very good Deccan chilanum logo

Very good Deccan chilanum

A large example in excellent state of preservation.
Naoe Shizu tanto logo

Fine Sōshū tantō

A fine tantō forged in the Sōshū tradition with Hon'Ami Koson sayagaki.
Rencong dagger from Aceh logo

Rencong from Aceh

A good example of this peculiar style of Sumatran dagger.
Muramasa logo

Muramasa masterpiece tantō

A masterpiece by the "cursed" smith, active in the early 16th century.
Wootz khanjar blade logo

Fine wootz khanjar

With early blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Agate hilted wootz khanjar

Agate hilted wootz khanjar

Nice Persian dagger with fine wootz blade and unusual hilt material.
Jade hilted Qing imperial court dagger logo

Qing imperial jade hilted dagger

An extremely rare dagger, made in the Qing court workshops.
Ainu dagger logo

Ainu dagger

Called kuttom-ushbe in the local language. This one mounted in deer antler mounts.
Mini makiri logo

Miniature Ainu makiri

Despite its size it is of remarkably fine workmanship.
Chinese twisted hilt knife

Twisted hilt knife

Unusual Chinese knife with a twisted hilt with horn scales.
Jinchuan trousse set logo

Unusual bone and horn trousse

Description

An unusual Chinese trousse set.

Friends of winter trousse logo

Inlaid lacquer trousse set

Unusual Chinese trousse set with "friends of winter" theme.
Chinese jade hilted knife logo

Chinese jade hilted knife

With fine quality jade hilt and baitong mounted scabbard.
Solo court keris

Solo court keris

With raised gold overlay and gilt-enamel
Heavy armor piercing katar

Heavy armor piercing katar

With a narrow blade of impressive thickness. Attributable to the Bundelkhand area.
South-indian-silver-gilt-katar

Large southern silver gilt katar

Its hilt overlaid with thick silver, then fire-gilt.
Persian erotic dagger hilt logo

Persian dagger with erotic scene

The walrus ivory hilt is expertly carved. The blade is wootz with fine gold overlay.
Kapwah dagger logo

Early Mughal kapwah

An over 400-year-old Mughal court dagger. Once lavishly decorated with gold.
Rajput katar with rubies logo

Rajput katar with rubies and diamonds

Of steel construction with gold overlay. Of a type produced in Rajasthan in the early 1800s.
Silver chevron katar

Silver chevron katar

All the designs being true inlay, with almost no losses.
Garsoee katar

Garsoee katar

An enigmatic type of katar produced in various places in India.
Indian jade hilted dagger

Indian jade hilted dagger

With wootz blade and the jade hilt set with small rubies.
Gilt copper hilted kard dagger logo

Gilt-copper hilted kard

Fine Indian kard with gilt copper alloy hilt, decorated with chiseled flowers.
Indian ganga-jamni kard logo

Ganga Jamni decorated kard

Ganga - Jamni refers to the rivers of the Ganges and Jamna. It was used to describe metalwork done in contrasting colors, usually gold and silver, in inlay or overlay work.
Balinese keris logo

Bali straight keris

With fine flaming pamor blade and notched "cekah redut" hilt.
Balinese buntel mayat keris logo

Bali buntel mayat keris

Bali keris with fine slanted wrapped pamor, considered to be one of the most powerful pamor.
Keris panjang with European blade logo

European sword blade keris

In the style of a Malay keris panjang.
Korean eunjangdo

A fine Korean eunjangdo

With all silver construction, including the blade.
Shimosaka o-tanto

Shimosaka o-tantō

N.B.T.H.K. Hozon with a set of Nanban-style koshirae with signed tsuba.
South Indian katar with yali logo

Southern katar with yali langets

Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.