A once fine example that had a bit of a rough life.
Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
Of the 19th century. Ex Stephen Selby collection.
Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
The Dayak people of Borneo used two to three meter long bl