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Padri gun westenenk

The Padri Gun by Westenenk

Translation from the 1908 Dutch language article by Louis Constant Westenenk.
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 Balatu salà logo

Balatu salà

South Nias word for a specific type of sword.
Nias zoomorphic pommel

Niòbawa lawölò

Nias word for zoomorphic sword hilts with an open mouth with fangs.
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.
Piso raout

Piso raout

A small utility knife used on the island of Borneo. Often carried with the Dayak mandau.
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 dart logo

Tepus

A variety of Dayak blowgun dart.
Dayak blowgun dart logo

Damek

Dayak name for a blowgun dart
Dayak blowgun dart quiver

Dayak dart quiver with darts

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

Sumpitan

Malay name for the Dayak blowgun.
Fine Dayak blowgun

Fine Dayak blowgun

Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
Pending

Peranakan "pending" buckle

Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Palembang pedang benkok with twistcore blade

Palembang twist-core pedang

A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
Parang beladah logo

Parang beladeh / parang belabang

A curved saber from the southern part of the island of Borneo.
Kenyah Dayak man logo

Dayak (people)

Name for a wide range of native groups of Borneo.
Parang ilang logo

Duku apang

Iban (Sea Dayak) word for parang ilang, a.k.a. mandau, the Borneo headhunter's sword.
Daku logo

Duku

Iban (Sea Dayak) word for sword.
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.
Compass rose guard logo

Cast iron compass rose guard

A peculiar cast iron sword guard, probably from the South China Seas area.
Cockspur case

Indonesian cockfighting spurs in box

Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
Moro ceremonial kalis sundang

Ceremonial Moro kalis

Measuring almost a meter, with exceptional blade for a ceremonial keris.
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.
Fine Philippine bolo

A fine Philippine bolo

The blade inlaid with brass, complete with a horn scabbard with pierced decoration.
Sukul nganga hilt

Sukul nganga

A type of Batak sword hilt.
Toba Batak sword logo

Toba Batak sword

With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
Kay-yan javelin

Kay-yan

A type of javelin used by the Igorot headhunters of Luzon.
Sinalawitan javelin

Sinalawitan

A type of multi-barbed javelin used by the Igorot of Luzon.
Fal-feg Igorot war javelin

Falfeg

An Igorot barbed war javelin.
Igorot fang-kao javelin

Fang-kao

An Igorot javelin type with a wide, barbless head.
Philippine headhunter javelin logo

Igorot headhunter javelin

With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
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.