Item #: 1002-205 -- A Moro Sondang -- $595.00
A good Moro sondang of the late 19th or early 20th century in its original hardwood scabbard. Well forged steel blade, very sharp, with separately forged ganja and single baca, detailed at the forte with fine filework. The hilt with carved cylindrical pommel and original cord grip binding, adornded with a linen sash. The scabbard intact with couple of the rattan bindings still present (many sondangs are missing one wing of the scabbard throat). Overall GC; a nice, untouched example. Minor wood loss at the tip of the scabbard, sash and grip soiled, some of the rattan bindings lacking. Blade 59.5 cm., overall in scabbard 72 cm.