Very Fine Sewar Knife Sumatra Indonesia - 7627


We offer here for sale an old. mid 19 C. Sewar dagger / big knife from central Sumatra. The Sewar is characterized by its heavy down curving blade, by the massive grip shape and specifically by the down extending protrusion from the scabbard mouth. Here the blade is 9 inches long, plain without fullers. The grip is solid horn finely carved and the grip collar is chased silver. The scabbard is wood with a big horn mouth also with a finely carved protrusion and a horn tip. Total length in scabbard 13 inches. Very good condition. A fine piece of high quality.

 
 
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