Arms and Armour Online Auction

June 23, 2011

LOT 53

Lot 53

North Borneo Dayak Mandau or Parang Ilang, 19th century

North Borneo Dayak Mandau or Parang Ilang, 19th century
Lot 53 Details
North Borneo Dayak Mandau or Parang Ilang, 19th century

the antler hilt carved, drilled and bound with braided copper wire, the 21 inch blade with brass inlay and cut scoll ornament toward tip, the carved wooden sheath with further braided wire binding and leather belt loop
length 28.75" — 73 cm.

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $312
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Property from the collection of Harrison M. Scheak, Toronto


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LOT 53

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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