Fine Old Piso Podang Panjang Batak Sword / No Keris- NR

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 10, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Fine Old Piso Podang Panjang Batak

Welcome to my auction ,

You are looking at a fine condition sword âeoe Podang Panjang âe from Northern Sumatera Region - Indonesia.

Piso podang panjang Batak has a very close shape with tulwar from India. As tulwar , piso podang panjang has a quite short hilt, about 13cm. Completely made from brass/bronze, with an inlait on both side of the blade, the hilt has a floral shaped crossguard end tips and a pommel shaped like a cup. A nice patina shown it`s ages and usages.

Blade is made from steel , with a single sharp edge on a slightly arcing side. Blade is a bit rusty and have some minor defect as shown on pictures.

Come with a nice newer scabbard that make from tropical hardwood, from it`s grain , supposed kayu jati / teak ( Tectona grandis ). Scabbard beautifully carved floral motif and inletted to accept the langets

Age :

Indonesia archipelago weapons usually made without any date marking , base on the style , motifs and design , this piso podang should be circa late of 19th.

I do my best to describes the item. Please check all the pictures and judge on your own opinion.

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