Very Good Ceremonial Knife from Bali, Indonesia - 14586
This very good knife is coming from Bali, Indonesia. It is a ceremonial knife. The blade is single edge 8 inches long with a clipped tip, laminated steel, short compared to the scabbard length. The handle is carved horn with a big brass collar. The long scabbard is wood finely carved at its mouth and painted red black and gold. Total length (in scabbard) 22 inches. Very good condition. Color faded. For a similar piece, see Albert G van Zonneveld Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago, page 74, Fig 287.