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Old 3rd November 2018, 02:22 PM   #6
Sajen
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Originally Posted by Ian
It would seem that nobody else has one of these to show. The thin bolster seems unusual. Also, the place name and date remind me of the Tjikeroeh swords and knives of the late 19th C. and early 20th C. that seem to have been produced for the Dutch colonial and domestic markets.


Hi Ian,

thank you for comment. Yes, this knife coming from Sunda. I think that I've seen a few similar pieces before but can't remember where and when. Would has been nice to see a few others for comparison. Sadly it seems that you are correct by this point as well.

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Detlef
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