West Borneo sword
A high quality sword from West Kalimantan.
The antler hilt carved by a skillful carver with long lines and fine details.
The thick blade with large krowit, spine with inlays and some fine engravings.
The scabbard in perfect condition with rattan bands intact and wooden toggle imitating a hornbill protrusion. Along the edge of the scabbard is a brass strip to prevent the blade cutting the rattan bands.The side knife scabbard is filled with stocked piece of wood.
The scabbard-end is made of brass.
West Kalimantan end 19th century
Size total: 76 cm
Blade : 60 cm