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Royal Sumatran sword

A very rare Sumatran sword with Ivory pommel and very nice grip with fine filigrain gold work.

The blade is very long and slender, possibly a very old European made example.

The wooden scabbard covered with red lacquered silk.

Blade with clear traces of use and pitting.

The sword is most likely made for a local ruler as status object.

Seen to the long and flexible blade it is possible that it has served once as executioners sword.

The gold parts are tested 9-14 K

Sumatra early 19th century.

Size total: 90 cm.

Blade: 69,5 cm.

€ 4500,- 

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