Item 108  A  kujang from Sunda. The kujang is the pusaka weapon of the
Parahiyangan in West Java, it been in existence since the 13th century, the era of
Pajajaran.

Originally it was a weapon, but since the fall of the kingdom of Pajajaran its status
has been as a talismanic weapon that is regarded as protection for farmers, their
lands and livestock. It is believed to be a sure defence against diseases that affect
livestock, pests that can damage crops, and it assists the fertility of soil. In fact all
things that are positive for farmers it assists, all things that are negative for
farmers it offers protection against. It is a believed to be a very powerful protective
amulet.

This one has a 3 luk pamor blade and comes with its hilt and scabbard of
beautifully patterned kayu jati gembol. It was purchased in Bandung in 1984.

Blade length   7.5" (190mm)     overall length   13"" (330mm)                     
$130
ITEM 108
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