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Peudeueng logo

Acehnese peudeueng

With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
Sukul nganga hilt

Sukul nganga

A type of Batak sword hilt.

Kalasan

A type of Batak sword
Batak sword logo

A Karo Batak kalasan sword

An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
Toba Batak sword logo

Toba Batak sword

With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
Tribal Art Fair logo

Tribal Art Fair spring 2021

This year I will participate in the online Tribal Art fair, along with 30 dealers from around the world showing their latest offerings in this genre.
Parapat logo

Parapat

The sword of the Murut, headhunters of northern Borneo.
Pakayun logo

Pakayun

Commonly used name for the sword of the Muruts, headhunters of northern Borneo.
Glupa icon

Glupa / Gloepa

Acehnese word for a golden crown at the base of swords and daggers.
Sikin panjang golden crown logo

Sikin panjang with golden crown

In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
Balinese keris logo

Balinese keris

A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Peudeueng logo

Peudeueng

An Acehnese type of saber
Javanese trisula logo

Javanese gold overlaid spear blade

Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
Acehnese rencong

Rencong

An Acehnese type of thrusting dagger.
Sumatran rencong dagger logo

An Acehnese rencong

A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
Negara logo

Negara

Village near Banjarmasin, Borneo. A notable center of arms production in the 19th century.
Kudi logo

Kudi

Indonesian word for a peculiar weapon/farming tool.
Blunderbuss logo

Kěmura

Acehnese word for blunderbuss.
Indonesian Blunderbuss

An Indonesian blunderbuss

Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
Kudi bares logo

Kudi bares

Indonesian word for a peculiar farming tool.
Kudi tranchang logo

A rare kudi trantang

A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
Palembang sword with European blade logo

A Palembang sword with British blade

With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
Tumpal logo

Tumpal

Indonesian name for a triangular motif.
Mata-djoh logo

Mata-djoh

Long Way Dayak word for a type of decoration consisting of S-shaped ornaments.
Tap-set-sien logo

Tap-set-sien

Long Way Dayak word for a type of decoration seen on mandau blades.
Mata kalong logo

Mata kalong

Long Way Dayak word for a type of decoration seen on mandau blades.
Li po tong tip style logo

Li-po-tong

Long Way Dayak word for a type of mandau tip.
Dayak lidjib mandau logo

Lidjib

Long Way Dayak word for a type of mandau tip.
Dayak mandau tip shape logo

Longna

Long Way Dayak word for a type of mandau tip.
Leng mandau tip

Monong

Long Way Dayak name for a type of mandau tip.
Leng tip logo

Leng

Long Way Dayak word for a variety of mandau.
Kemalau

Kemalau

Dayak word for latex made from the sap of the Palaquium gutta tree.
Parang ilang logo

Parang ilang

Alternative name for the mandau of Borneo
Fine inlaid mandau

A fine mandau

With less common wooden hilt and elaborately inlaid blade in brass, copper and silver.
Kenyah mandau logo

A Kenyah mandau

The famous sidearm of the headhunters of Borneo.
Mandau

Mandau

Popular name for the common sword of Borneo.
Nias Telogu

Telögu

Nias word for a specific type of sword.
Nias belatu logo

Belatu

Generic Nias word for "knife" or "sword".
Nias telogu logo

A fine south Nias telögu

With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
Mandau logo

A Kenyah Dayak mandau sword

The sword and everyday tool of the headhunters of Borneo.
Pedang benkok logo

Pedang bengkok

Indonesian word meaning "curved sword".
Pedang lurus logo

Pedang lurus

Indonesian term meaning "straight sword". Often used to describe a specific silver-clad shortsword.
Parang nabur logo

Parang nabur

A type of saber from the southern part of Kalimantan.
Parang nabur logo

Parang nabur with báitóng hilt

These sabers from Kalimantan exhibit a mix of European, Islamic, and local styles.
Dutch-Indonesian Beaumont based shotgun logo

A fine and unusual Dutch colonial gun

Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.
Dayak dart quiver

Telep

A Bornean term for a dart quiver.
Roda Dedali arrowhead

Róda dedáli

Old Javanese for a type of arrow with a bird-shaped head.
Bedor or pana arrow

Bedor

An old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a large spearhead shaped arrowhead.
Warayang Javanese arrow

Waráyang

Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a serpentine arrowhead.
Trisula Javanese arrow

Trisúla

Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a trident shaped head.