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!
Antique eastern armour Char Aina set, and 15th/16th century Turkish Gorget
Antique eastern armour Char Aina set, and 15th/16th century Turkish ottoman Gorget
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!!
Greek or Albanian musket with mother of pearl inlay
Greek or Albanian musket with mother of pearl inlay soon to be added to the ashoka arts website for fine arms and armour, steel barrel with mother of pearl inlaid panels, dating to the 19th century
Persian Kilij sword added to site, two Persian or afghan shamshirs to be added soon
Persian Kilij, shamshirs, khybers knives for sale on ashoka arts antique swords and weapons site
Wonderful group of Antique Arms, Polearms Halberds Spears
group of antique arms and armour halberds polearms spears, spontoons, partisans, breastplate backplate and tassets rapier sword and boarding axe
Original Zischagge Helmet from Europe
17th century lobster pot European helmet
Rare antique Indian Gauntlet sword Patah – South Indian
very nice 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