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Antique Thai Knife

Antique Thai Knife


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Edged Weapons: Pre 1920: Item # 1386424

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Abhaya Asian Antiques
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 $250.00 
Rare antique large Thai “parang”, used to cut and split rattan and bamboo etc to create everything from baskets, village house walls to fish traps. The handle is made of old, and nowadays rare, Thai Rosewood: Dalbergia cochinchinensis and the iron blade is quite heavy and robust. The cutting edge is still sharp and usable, there are a couple of splits which is secured by a metal band. L: 64cm/25.2in.