Tilang Kamerau

An highly scarce sword from the West part of Borneo with many nice features.

The handle carved with a mix of leech motifs and human figures, also a large human figure of the back of the hilt.Hilt wrap restored. On the scabbard a clip formed as human figure with upraised arms. Original belt with beadwork. The blade with many rare brass details. (compare this with the tinfoil on Pandat swords) 

its probably a sword from the Landak area or very close nearby this area.Possibly Bidayu.

A very close comparable sword can be found d in the collection of the Museon in The Hague see link 

Size total: 78  cm.

Price on request. HOLD