Category Archives: Indian arms and armor

antique Axe, … tribal Gond or Kond Indian weapon, … complete example

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

antique indian pesh kabz dagger and two Singhalese sri lankan piha kaetta knives

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

Indo Persian Haladie double – bladed dagger.. Rare Indian Weapons from Ashoka Arts..!

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!!

Rare antique Indian Gauntlet sword Patah – South Indian

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

Rare brass-hilted sword with protective gauntlet
Antique Gauntlet Sword 'Patah' from South India