Dr. John Hewitt. (Collector.)

Ceremonial Knife and Carved Sword Hilt

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A Malaysian ceremonial knife which was in the possession of Dr. John Hewitt, curator of the Kuching Museum in Sarawak, in 1903. There is a little lead ball inside the handle which produces a rattle when the knife is held in dance. Also a beautifully carved bone sword hilt from Kuching, Sarawak, collected about the same date.

  • Overall Condition: Very good.
  • Size: 27 cm.
  • Sold By: Ex Libris
  • Contact Person: Dr. P.J.B. Lamb
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0829364794
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT or Paypal with a 5% surcharge to cover additional costs.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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