Iban - Borneo, West Kalimantan - Indonesia

Dimensions:Height 27.5" Provenance - From an old Dutch Collection
A fantastic 19th Cent. Jimpul with very fine detailed hilt, absract aso with protruding fangs from the mouth ,nostril and crown. Inner releif carvings displays another aso design with the bottom hole as it's eye. The blade has interwoven design throughout it's length and 5 inlaid brass lines on it's spine (possibly trophy marks). Nice krowit and a 1914 dutch indie coin embeded in the hilts resin.One of the protrudig tendril (thinnest and darker one) on the nostril is restored to bring it to it's former glory.( celearly seen in the 3rd image)
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