Black engraved swordfish rostrum from Bornéo (item A)

Black engraved swordfish rostrum from Bornéo (Indonesia)

Swordfish (from the Latin Gladius) owes its name to the appearance of its rostrum (or beak), similar to a sword blade, and its ability to split water with ease and speed. Swordfish rosters are traditionally used for weapons.

This one was painted in black and carved with tribal motifs.

Material: bone 
Origin: Bornéo (Indonesia)

Height with base: H69.5cm Base:9x9cm

229,00 €

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