Benuak - Borneo, East Kalimantan - Indonesia

Dimensions: Height 17"
A knife commonly used for stripping rattan, cutting betelnut and carving. Features an unusual carving of 2 figures , an upside down pregnant female back to back with a male figure with a long tongue probably that of a demon. With a zoomorphic figure on the top and a burial heirloom jar on the base. This piece exhibits a deep patina from use. Mid 20th Century. Custom mounted stand included.
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