A Sumatran short sword, pedang
Lot 3018
A Sumatran short sword, pedang
Sold for US$ 292 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Sumatran short sword, pedang
19th century
With slightly curved 18 1/4 inch pattern welded blade with matte, dark grey patina. Buffalo horn grip carved as a stylized lion's head with inlaid eyes. Ebonized wooden scabbard with horn throat and silver chape embossed with scrollwork.
Condition: Blade with dark patina and some minor frittering to edge. Hilt with some chipping and hairline crack. Repainted scabbard, the chape with a piece missing to either side.
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  2. Wes Sparling
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