A rare Gobang Bandung from the Preanger area in West Java Indonesia.
Dating back to the 19th century.
Beautiful traditional forged blade with good balance.
Buffalo (water buffalo) horns and wooden sheath with pieces of horns, decorated with very fine rattan wicker work.
Condition: Goed, the blade shows signs of age and small traces of old woodworm damage (not active) in the sheath.
Blade: 48.5 cm.
Sheath: 50.5 cm.
Total length: 65 cm.
Professional packaging and registered shipping.
- Indigenous object name
- Goban Bandung
- Etnikai csoport / kultúra
- Region/ country
- Java, Indonesia
- Buffalo horn, Damascus steel/iron, Fa, Rattan
- 2nd half 19th century
- Sold with stand
- 8×3×65 cm