Gayang North Borneo
A "mandau" from North Borneo with very nice carved scabbard , the central rib with fine detailed scrollwork. The blade with engravings on both sides and brass dots.
Antler hilt ( one "leg" missing) with rattan wound grip and very fine silver ferrule. The end of the scabbard with human hair and hornbill feathers.White metal bands.
Coming from a doctor who lived on North Borneo in his early days.
Size: 69 cm.
Price in euro 1150- HOLD