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Moluccan sword 

A strange rare sword with large horn handle in abstract animal head.

The blade what shows great age seems to have  some early Malay influence .

This sword is comparable with object C.996  in the National Museum of Copenhagen

where it is described as "Preanger sword". 

The hilt has a glued hairlinecrack shows resemblance with hilts from

Halmahera in the North Moluccas.

Early 19th century 

Size total:  67,5 cm.

Blade: 47,5 cm.

€ 475,- + shipping

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