An image of Hilt for a sword (mandau)

Unknown Artist

Hilt for a sword (mandau)

Other titles:
Mandau and piso raout handles, Sword (mandau) hilt
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia
Cultural origin
Kenyah or Kayan
Year
19th century-20th century
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
deer horn and rattan
Dimensions
13.5 x 8.0 x 2.6 cm
Credit
Christopher Worrall Wilson Bequest 2010
Accession number
542.2010
Provenance
Christopher Wilson, pre Nov 1986-1996, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, probably puchased in Sarawak, Malaysia mid 1970s or1985. Appears in 'Southeast Asian tribal art', an unpublished text by Christopher Wilson, College of Fine Arts, Sydney, November 1986.
Mariann Ford, 1996-Dec 2010, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, inherited from the estate of Christopher Wilson. Gift to the Art Gallery of New South Wales as part of the Christopher Worrall Wilson Bequest 2010.