Traditional sword of a Pakpak Batak priest.
The horn hilt with enormous fine details , the eyes of the ancestor with metal inlay.
Brass ferrule and thick iron blade. The scabbard carved with fine details and painted with natural pigments (Dragonblood)
A family piece from a Dutch family with roots in the Netherlands Indies, told me that it was in the family for about 90 years.
Dating from around 1900
Size: total 64 cm.