Another good and rare example of a knife or badek from the southern Sulawesi region of Bugis. Hilt in the typical Bugis grip form is made of black kemuning hitam woods having a well repoussed silver base ferrule. The plainly carved sheath made of well grained angsana woods having burl grains.

Thick, broad and very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge and a broad top, has an overall shape or dapor called badek lompobattang jantong referring to the resemblance of the shape to the banana flower.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.

Length of blade: 8"
Overall length: 11"
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