From: Java (uncertain) | Bali (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 49-31-37A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese | Balinese
Provenience Java (uncertain) | Bali (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Ivory

Straight blade with pronounced, swirling watery markings (pamor) repeated along length and roughly mirrored along median. Cup (mendak) is a band of silver filigree over blue enamel, below which is a small gold ring, beaded and toothed. Ivory hilt is stylized demon (raksasa), deeply carved with floral and vegetal motifs. Carving style of the hilt is typical of Pasisir (north coast) Java, or Madura.

Length 46 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number 29-J-78 - Other Number | 49 - Other Number

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