lovely quality Indian dagger ‘Khanjarli’ with ivory lunette shaped grip and pommel, star silver rivets and dark patinated watered steel blade circa 1800
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Rare Indian sword Tulwar with curved zulfiqar split tip blade, makers marks. coming soon
A very good condition antique Tribal Indian Axe ‘Bullova’ from the Gond/khond tribe of Orissa in india, large moustache shaped steel blade, brass mounts and top spike, another example also coming with rare straight edged blade of ‘chopper’ style 19th century
indian pesh kabz dagger and two Singhalese sri lankan piha kaetta knives coming soon, the pesh kabz with silver and gilt mounts and fine damascus wootz watered blade circa 1800
Indian zulfiqar sword with pattern welded damascus blade … coming soon to ashoka arts fine antique swords and weapons sold
an intruiging and scarce Indian weapon the Haladie double-bladed dagger, also occasionally found in other countries such as the Sudan and China. Two opposing serrated steel recurved blades with a central ribbed handle or hilt grip, the ends of the blades split in zulfiqar fashion. Dating to the 19th century great display piece!!
very nice antique Bronze hilted sword from South India, with pierced bronze basket ‘gauntlet’ armguard and long double edged steel blade. Coming soon on Ashoka Arts fine antique Arms and Armour
an early South Indian Bichwa dagger with a looped handle of carved black horn, a very rare survival due its inherent fragility… the blade heavily patinated from age, circa 1800 or earlier!
coming soon a nice scarce oriental sword from the Deccan sometimes called a ‘Pahari’ or ‘Cobra’ sword amongst collectors. With Gold and silver koftgari inlay see here..!