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Bichawa dagger: ca. 1576 – 1625 Southern India – Tanjore Maratha - Viajayanagara Kingdom (1336-1646)

Indian bichawa dagger, 1576 – 1625, Southern India – Tanjore Maratha - Viajayanagara Kingdom (1336-1646), steel, brass. The Bichawa, is an Indian dagger with a blade whose shape dates back to ancient times, with a double edge it is curved in the shape of a scorpion’s (bichawa) sting, from where it got its name. Full Length: 32, 5 cm Blade Length: 20, 5 cm. http://www.caravanacollection.com/

Dagger with a Yali Hilt. Object Name: Dagger. Date: ca. 1800. Geography: South India, Tanjore or Mysore. Medium: Steel blade; gold hilt, inlaid with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds.

Dagger (Khanjar) with Sheath. Date: 18th–19th century. Culture: Indian. Medium: Wood, steel, coral, brass, silver.

Dagger (Khanjar). Date: 18th–19th century. Culture: Indian. Medium: Jade, steel, iron, gold, ruby.

Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai). Dagger. Date: ca. 1640. India. Islamic / Mughal. Hilt: Nephrite Blade: Watered steel

Khanjar Dagger. Culture: Indian. Medium: steel, white jade, gold and rubies.