A large gun with English flintlock mechanism, as favored by the Mirs of the Talpur court. In very good…
Length 17.8 cm
Width 4 cm
Thickness 2.7 cm
From a Dutch private collection
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A Batak bullet holder, carved from a single piece of amber-colored buffalo horn. The sides are decorated with geometric motifs, and the upper part in the shape of a face. Mouth and eyes are inlayd with metal. The rim at the top is pierced, this once held a rattan cover.
Comes with two Batak lead bullets, and a custom upright stand.
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Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
A robust and heavy example, crafted with care.
This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal…
Rare double-edged shortsword of the Ifugao of northern Luzon.