A very old balato from Nias with wooden abstract Lasara hilt , brass engraved ferule and broad blade. The scabbard with a very old collection tag with text :" Klawang from island of N......
.. Coast of Sumatr......."
scabbard entrance on one side restored.
(The museum in Firenze has two comparable swords once brought back by Elio Modigliani.)
Size: 61 cm.