Lot: 8

87th Tribal Art Auction

Sword with sheath

Indonesia - Sumatra, Toba - Batak

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
L: 21.3 inch (without sheath) 500 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, iron, brass, rattan, figurally carved handle, blade sharpened on one side, wooden sheath with carved and incised decor, min. dam., small missing parts, traces of usage and corrosion

Sibeth, Achim, Mit den Ahnen leben, Stuttgart 1990, p. 163