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Enggano knife

Human shaped knife from Enggano.

Wooden handle with nice carved head.

The blade of imported laminated iron.

The ferule of tin.

Highly scarce item. 

19th century

See for comparable item in  Museum Wereldculturen

ref: Elio Modigliani - Isola delle donne

Albert G. Van Zonneveld - Traditionele wapens van Enggano

see also Art of the Ancestors/enggano

Size total:  36 cm

Blade: 24,5 cm



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