Thread: Unknown sabre
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Old 25th October 2020, 11:27 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Peter Andeweg
It's Javanese, worn by Keraton officials. Purely ceremonial and not ment for battle. They occasionally turn up on the market. All decorative features are typical for Java, the Garuda hilt and peacock on the scabbard are seen in the Yogya region.
It seems it has lost it's knucklebow.
I believe they date from the late 19th to early 20th century.

Best, Peter
Thanks Peter, couldn't find anything about it on the internet so I'm very happy with your answer!
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