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Pade twistcore

traditional sword of the Mori tribes from South East Sulawesi

The handle of horn ending in a wooden decorated knob with four-leaf motif and on opposite site a zigzag motif. 

The blade misses the tip but with rare dual 'Pamor' showing on one side a large twist core.

A crack in handle  repaired.

See : Elbert -Die Sunda expedition des vereins für Geographie 

und statistiek.

Paul und Fritz Sarasin - Reisen in Celebes

 

Size:  73 cm.

€ 1450

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