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Balinese keris of Ferdinand Blok

Balinese keris of Ferdinand Blok

The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
Aceh Peurise shield logo

Large Aceh peurise

A very fine and exceptionally large example fo the Aceh rattan shield.
Nias belatu logo

A South Nias belatu salà

Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
Rare beladau lebar dagger from southern Kalimantan logo

Rare beladau lebar dagger

A rare type of dagger from South Kalimantan, loosely based on Islamic daggers seen worn by traders.
Modang mandau

Rare Modang Mandau

With the characteristic carved face hilt and the rarer "sarong seltoep" scabbard.
Large piso raout

A giant piso raout

An oversized utility knife of the headhunters of Borneo.
Sikin panjang with inlaid blade

Fine inlaid sikin panjang

Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
South Sulawesi sword VOC marked blade

Sulawesi sword with VOC blade

A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Javanese tiger hilt sword

Tiger hilt sword with VOC blade

With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Preanger gobang sword with dated VOC blade logo

Preanger sword with VOC blade

Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
West Javanese gobang

West-Javanese gobang

The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Dutch military m19898 saber in Sumatran hilt logo

Sumatran hilted Dutch saber

Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
old Javanese dagger with stiletto blade logo

West-Javanese stiletto dagger

Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
Dayak blowgun dart quiver

Dayak dart quiver with darts

Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
Fine Dayak blowgun

Fine Dayak blowgun

Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
Palembang pedang benkok with twistcore blade

Palembang twist-core pedang

A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
Dayak carved paddle

Dayak carved ceremonial paddle

A fine ceremonial paddle of the Ngaju Dayak of southern Borneo.
Fine patterned sikin panjang logo

Very good sikin panjang

Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Peranakan silver belt buckle logo

Fine Peranakan belt buckle

This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
Padri gun logo

A Padri carbine

An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
Murut parapat sword logo

A Murut parapat

The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
Cockspur case

Indonesian cockfighting spurs in box

Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
Madura keris

Old Madura keris

With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
Bali tombak logo

Balinese spearhead with scabbard

With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Peudeueng logo

Acehnese peudeueng

With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
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.
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.
Javanese trisula logo

Javanese gold overlaid spear blade

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

An Acehnese rencong

A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
Indonesian Blunderbuss

An Indonesian blunderbuss

Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
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.
Fine inlaid mandau

A fine Kayan 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.
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.
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.
Box of Indonesian arrows logo

Box of Javanese arrows

Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Balinese keris

Balinese keris with stones in gold

Undulating bilah blade of eleven luk.
Sumbawa sword

A Sumbawa Kabeala

With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Keris panjang

Sumatran keris panjang

A type of long keris often described as "execution keris".
Sikin Panjang with golden crowns

Triple golden crown sikin

sikin panjang with a triple golden crown.

Sikin panjang with golden crown

Sikin panjang with double crown

A typical example of the better sikin panjang with a golden crown.
Sewar dagger from Sumatra logo

Bird head sewar dagger

A charming little sewar dagger from the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

Sikin panjang with golden crown

Sikin panjang with golden crown

With double tiered golden crown.
Pedang

A very good pedang bentok

Also called klewang sasak by Indonesian collectors.
Indonesian parang

An Indonesian parang nabur

A saber that is peculiar to the southern part of the island of Borneo.