Indian arms and armor
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 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