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Bali priest knife

A superb priest knife from Bali with a very fine carved wooden hilt.

On the hilt ta very nice carved Kala head with old polychrome.

The angkup of silver and thick blade with pamor.

The scabbard with beautiful carved Singha head also with nice old polychrome.

On the back of the scabbard a painting of two mythical figures in Kamasan style.

Comparable example is  the famous knife given to Sloet van der Beele in the Wereldmuseum.

The size is impressive with a total of 72 cm 



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