A rare Bagobo " Sali" knife with fine detailed casted handle with many small bells.
The wooden scabbard also adorned with a lot of bells. One side of the scabbard with old wear damage from pulling out the blade many times.On the scabbard a turtleshell decoration with incised motifs. The blade of high quality with tumb-rest. A knife for serious use and old scarce example.
End 19th century
Size: total 47 cm in scabbard. Knife only 34 cm
Blade 22 cm.
Price in euro 795 ,- HOLD