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Piso Sanalenggam

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.


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