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A very good old South Nias warriors sword
The wooden lasara ( dragon) hilt with bechu
( monkey-like figure )
The somewhat rusty blade in old tiger nail shape in
wooden scabbard with brass bands.
Original rattan charm ball with crocodile teeth
(Indonesian Crocodylus Porosus)
The charm ball is a magic amulet for a Nias warrior what resulted that they where mostly unwilling to sell swords complete with a charm ball. ( source Modigliani)
Nias , Indonesia, Around 1900
Size total: 68 cm.
€ 2200,- HOLD
Ref: Nias Tribal Treasures - Nusantara Delft
Modigliani -Un Viaggio A Nias
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