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Old 16th January 2007, 02:04 PM   #4
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Hi David,

The seller had these 2 pieces on sale at the same time. Both were Terengganu, and from the same period. While I think they were not made at the exact same time, they were probably owned by the same person, who probably had worn them as a pair. The black bands are horn. Apart from Terengganu, Sumatra also had keris sheaths of similar aesthetics. I have a keris panjang with such alternating black and white batang, and that keris was probably 19th century.

Hi Shahrial,

Yep, I'm going to be in black. Makes the white stand out.
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