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Smallsword
Java

Indonesian made smallsword after 18th century European models.

The unmarked silverwork with typical Javanese floral engravings.

The trefoil blade with very fine pamor-like structure

possibly made in West Java or Negara on Borneo what was wellknow  for his weapon industry.

The hardwood scabbard with lackwork.

Its possibly made for the local upperclass.

Java or South Kalimantan - end 18th century.

References:

Jasper, J.E. & Pirngadie, De Inlandsche Kunstnijverheid in Nederlandsch Indie IV: de Goud en Zilversmeedkunst, 1930.

Size total: 85 cm.

Blade length: 67 cm.

€ 1850,-  HOLD

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