An unusual silver mounted Indonesian/Malayan dagger bade bade
An unusual silver mounted Indonesian/Malayan dagger bade bade, late 19th century. Watered (pamor) single edged blade, wooden hilt and sheath. Heavy silver mounts engraved with flowers, foliage and inscriptions, top mount of sheath (locket) with a further engraved inscription along its lower band, the top of thick silver in the form of caligraphy. Small silver belt hook with a stylised dragon.
Blade length 5¾” (14.5cms) Overall length 9¼” (23.5cms)