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Batak Piso Gading

Scarce Batak sword with very big ivory handle. The blade thick and of high quality.Wooden scabbard , the lower part covered with leather ending in a brass decoration. Halfway the scabbard a brass cast Singa head as charm.  There's a small square (pupuk?)hole with perfect fitting lid fastened by two wooden pegs. In this size and quality and very scarce and impressive tribal weapon.

19 th century 

Size: 72  cm. ( the ivory handle measures 70 mm round on the top)


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