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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
42-30-373A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Javanese (uncertain)
Provenience:
Java (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
Wavy blade, length typical of Javanese (Frey 34); 15 curves; iron-silver with heavy horizontal pamor; blade base: serrations, trunk, tusk, lips on short end, dentiform frets on long end; broken wood cup; dark ancestor figure hilt, elaborately carved, head extended forward, as possible from Java (Groneman 180-1)
Length:
43.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing
Other Number:
519   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 34
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[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 180-1
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