A very fine detailed model of a South Borneo boat.
Boats of this shape where mainly in use in the waters around Banjarmasin.
There are two main types , the ones with the round prow and stern and this somewhat scarcer type with a fine detailed stern with the so characteristic Malay inspired leaf motif.
The sunscreen can be taken off. Complete with 3 original paddles.
Banjarmasin , South Borneo
Brass with wooden stands.
End 19th , begin 20th century.
Size total: 80 cm.