19C Borneo Dyak Mandau Parang Ihlang, Sold
In good condition (hilt with damage), a 19C Borneo Dyak Mandau
Parang Ihlang with an exceptional blade.
One of the best blades we have seen for a 19the Century Dyak Mandau
(Parang Ihlang). Apart from the brass inserts, this blade is engraved
and the edge detail are cut from the blade itself (not simply forged
The 21 1/2 inch blade has lost a few brass disc inserts but is
generally very good and firm in the hilt. The animal bone hilt has
suffered with age and has pieces chipped off. The sheath is generally
good but has lost a piece at the end one side. The sword sheathes
and draws well.
The blade, the blade, the blade! Yours for £? (too late,
now sold). Please quote item reference number AB92 (0152). Further
/ large images available upon request.