Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
With the characteristic carved face hilt and the rarer "sarong seltoep" scabbard.
Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
A sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.
A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
With double tiered golden crown.
Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
A saber that is peculiar to the southern part of the island of Borneo.
Also known as pedang lurus.
With inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
With triple tiered golden crown with enamel decor.
From the Aceh region, described locally as peudeueng peusangan with a "hulu meu apet" or Indian styled basket hilt.