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very rare Paiwan dagger"tjakit",Taiwan

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Edged Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 880601 (stock# 85)

very rare Paiwan dagger"tjakit",Taiwan
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


6000€ 

very rare Taiwan aborigene sword,ceremonial sword in the rinasavung style,decorated on both sides the front of the sheath is decorated with standing men ;the protuberance on the top of the sheath is decorated with seven heads ,the handle is inlaid with silver from an old belgian collection bought to patrick mestdaegh(president of bruneaf) years ago


Sigale gale head ,batak,Sumatra

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1940   item# 1192559

Sigale gale  head ,batak,Sumatra
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


3800€ 

Sigale Gale Sumatra, Batak people. Wood, sculpture in round,26cm articulated eyebrows and tongue (with fiber cord in the neck a very strong expression A unique tradition within Batak sculpture are the puppets known as Sigale-gale. In former times , Sigale-gale appeared at funerals where they served as stand-ins for the sons of men who had no male children to perform their mortuary rites. from a french collector living in Bali since years


a rare sumba shroud,ex christies

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1930   item# 950805 (stock# 111)

a rare sumba shroud,ex christies
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


3500€ 

a rare sumba shroud with a figure on each side , on a handwoven cotton bottom is embroided with bark thread a feminine figure with wide opened hands on each side of the head .The inside organs are represented .Some creatures like crabs or batraciens are represented instead of the feet below the genitals A quai branly curator suggested me that the symbolism was the perpetual ressurection of human species by figuring a batracian as these animals periodically change there carapace .IN "trad ...click for details


fine south Nias "balato"

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Edged Weapons: Pre 1940   item# 880594 (stock# 57)

fine  south Nias "balato"
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


1800€  

a fine rare balato with its original ball in basket and animal teeth hilt like an "lasara "monster with opened mouth with a human figure on top sheath in wood and strips of metal this iis from an old belgian collection bought to patrick mestdaegh years ago its not a fake basket as you see from indonesia now!


a beautiful java kris

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Edged Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 1232928

a beautiful java kris
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


1200€ 

a beautiful java kris with a nice ivory handle finely engraved and stylised garuda.The blade has a nice pamor .the ivory handle has been glued on the blade by the previous collector .I should inject some aceton so i can turn the handle again .A small chip at the end of the point in the b.ack otherwise a beautiful example


nice old badek ,sumatra or sulawesi

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Edged Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 880610 (stock# 60)

nice old badek ,sumatra or sulawesi
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


950€ 

nice old badek (the hilt make an angle with the blade )with a silver embossed part at the base of the hilt(with is not commonand makes it a quality knife) nice old rattan work on the wood nice pamor patterns on the blade(mixture of meteoric metal and metal forged togetherthe patterns made visible by acid where the iron turns black and the nickel containing metal remains silver coloured from an old belgian collection bought years ago to patrick mestdaegh(president of bruneaf)


an ivory kriss handle ,java

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1930   item# 1226330

an ivory kriss handle ,java
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


450€ 

a very fine indonesian ivory kris handle figuring a demon finely chiselled (notice the very fine hair,nice honey patina


Rencong meucangge ATTIEH SUMATRA

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Edged Weapons: Pre 1940   item# 1206459

Rencong meucangge ATTIEH SUMATRA
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


430€ 

we can see in "malayworld edged weapons"the following description which applies to this example :" The Rencong is a dagger as important to the Acehnese as the Keris is to the Javanese. According to some scholars, its shape is said to symbolize the Arab lettering of the invocation “Bismillaah”. One can accept this interpretation or not, however the Islamic symbolism is evident in the Rencong shape and decoration. As the Keris, it is believed to have a mystic power. The Rencong ...click for details


an hampatong figure ,iban dayak,

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1930   item# 1196500

an hampatong figure ,iban dayak,
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


250€ 

a medium size hampatong (52cm),iban dayak;protective figure collected in 1973 by a dutch collector. He organised an expedition through west kalimantan :a retired army officer and 3 local people were sent to negociate .most of the objects were gathered along the river landak This one was collected in the village of Dari.after the negotiation there was a long ceremony with the kepala adat (head of traditionnal belief)and local nobility .Thanks to this expedition and his report we can identify t ...click for details


an iban dayak hampatong

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1950   item# 1196506

an iban dayak  hampatong
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


250€ 

a medium size hampatong(27cm) ,maybe pantak as there are holes on the side for arms ,iban dayak.protective figure collected in 1973 by a dutch collector. He organised an expedition through west kalimantan :a retired army officer and 3 local people were sent to negociate .most of the objects were gathered along the river landak This one was collected in the village of Dari.after the negotiation there was a long ceremony with the kepala adat (head of traditionnal belief)and local nobility .Thanks ...click for details

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