Antique Indonesian Javanese Sword Pedang Lurus 19th c
Antique 19th century Indonesian Javanese sword Pedang Lurus with an older blade. This sword was common in Java, but could also be found in other Indonesian islands. A sturdy slightly down curving partly twoedged Damascus steel Pamor blade, with an outstanding watered pattern. The hilt is made of low-grade Eastern silver alloy, with a short crossguard, embossed in an elaborate design. In its original low-grade Eastern silver alloy scabbard, with a wooden insert, decorated en suite with the hilt.
REFERENCES: Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago Albert G. Van Zonneveld.
CONDITION: Signs of usage and wear, minor dents in the silver throughout, signs of soldering at the joint of the grip and the crossguard.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in).
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