A Battak knife from Sumatra

Item:
205
Region:
SE Asia
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A Battak knife from Sumatra, 19th century. The brass handle is in the form of a seated figure crowned with protruding hair. It is contained within its brass sheath which is worked with a pair of upturned reptile heads.
Metrics:
Overall length (including hair) 13½” (34.5cms) Handle (excluding hair) 3½” (9cms).
Price:
£845