A hughe Lanun or Sea Dayak Kampilan with a very heavy long blade near the tip with brass dot inlays and nice fretwork. Original scabbard with dayak carving and typical dayak rattan knots. On the back a very old shipping from a German company. The wooden handle with beautiful openwork floral design and hairtusks in dayak taste.
The Lanun where fierced pirates operating around the coast of Borneo.
Some damages ,old repaired crack, condition corresponding to age
A very rare and complete sword.
Mid 19th century
Sizes: total length in scabbard 113 cm.
sword 110 cm
blade length 83,5 cm
thickness blade near handle 10 mm.