Old Kayan mandau

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Mandau with antler handle carved in Kayan old style with some Modang influences. The abstract face with a bulbous forehead, the arms on each side. A cotton pink "hair" decoration below the nose. The blade with engraving on both sides , note the engraved motif at the beginning of the blade on the back. The scabbard is not original but it fits perfect. 

dating from around 1850

Size:  72 cm

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