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Solingen blade with pata hilt
Indian gauntlet sword with German blade made in Solingen.
Boy's brass hilted patá
With a charming brass zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
Indian pata with Solingen blade
With a blade of 17th-century European manufacture, with trader's name on it.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
The Marathi name for the pata, a gauntlet sword thought to have been developed by them.
An Indian gauntlet sword.
Indian Pata with Kutch style decor
A serious weapon with a very good blade and heavy plating.