KAPAK ISTIADAT DOT05

Bali, blade 21 cm, shaft 31.5 cm -0503D155-

   Sacrificial axe representing the demon king Rawana, the chief of the Raksasas, abductor of Rama's wife, the lovely Sita. 

   Very sharp edge, fine koftgari silverwork inlay, wooden shaft with copper ferrules. 

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