The hilt and sheath decorated with rattan weaving the sheath with addion of red textile wrap.
Collection catalogue number reads: 1012a and a red circular seal that reads: David Howard Tribal Art.
Approximate dimensions: 28 inches long..
Parallels: Illustrated in Ten Southeast Asian Tribes From Five Countries, p. 55. Cf, a similar example illustrated in Peoples of the Golden Triangle, p. 283.
Condition: Rattan weaving to hilt is loose. Wear to the red textile wrap. Split to the wood hilt and sheath. Rust and corrosion to the blade.
Up for Auction on September 25, 2020
Estimate: $300 - 500