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Knife, Scabbard, D24.2369

Physical Description

Javan ceremonial knife. Short, broad blade, wide at hilt, narrows, widens towards point. Slightly curved flat back. Single edged, surface rust. Hilt end blade notched, curved hexagonal hilt, wooden, widens from hexagonal tang to wide, flat-ended pommel. Plain. Curved, polished blond wooden scabbard with shoehorn shaped belt hook bound by four bands rattan cane.

Provenance

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 355 x 65 x 25mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Knife): 295 x 40 x 27mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 240 x 68 x 70mm

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