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)