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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 shows resemblance with hilts from Halmahera in the North Moluccas.

Early 19th century 

Size total:  67,5 cm.

Blade: 47,5 cm.

€ 695,-

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