Very Good Badek / Badik Knife, Java, Indonesia - 14048

The Badek (or Badik) is a knife / dagger from Java, Indonesia. It is characterized by its pistol grip shape handle. This one has an unusual spear shaped blade 8 inches long , forged from fine laminated steel. Handle and scabbard carved from decorative wood partially painted red and black. Total length (in scabbard) 12 1/2 inches. Very good condition. very good 19C. original item.