ANTIQUE MORO PHILIPPINES KRIS SWORD

Moro Kris Sword from Sulu

A good 19th century Moro keris or kris sword from the Southern Philippines. The steel double edged blade high quality and with signs of a central band and hardened edges, the central section to each side chiselled with symbolic motifs. The hilt with attractive and unusual horsehair grip binding, the pommel nicely carved of wood with a deep rich patina. Original scabbard with some rattan binding remaining. Some age wear, chips to woodwork. chinese dao willowleaf sabre goosequill sword jian far eastern oriental southern asia mindanao datu bagobo illuan bontoc


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