Dayak Mandau or Parang Ihlang sword from Borneo with Tiger Tooth buckle

 a good Dayak Mandau or Parang Ihlang sword from Borneo. The steel blade beautifully made with a chisel edge, one face concave the other rounded with inlays and fretwork or hooks towards the tip of the blade. The handle carved from bone with incredible detailing. Scabbard of wood with some carved decoration, minor damages, the reverse with a separate sheath containing a by-knife, and the belt with a large tigers tooth toggle. circa 1920

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