A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
The Dayak people of Borneo used two to three meter long bl
Complete with a large number of darts, some with poisoned tips.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.