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Dagger

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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
49-31-30A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Javanese
Provenience:
Java
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Whale Ivory (uncertain)
Wood
Description:
Straight; black with striping pamor; blade base: one serration, long elephant trunk, tusk, lip, hollow on short end; one center groove; dentiform frets on long end; tooled gilded mendak cup with tiny beads in semicircular arrangements, resembling Madura style (Frey Plate 12c); Javanese Eastern Floral hilt: whale or porpoise tooth carved in floral forms, resembling conical shrub (Frey 47), somewhat pointed pommel
Length:
41.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau
Other Number:
29J719   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47; Plate 12c
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