From: Java (uncertain) | Bali (uncertain)
Curatorial Section: Oceanian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Javanese | Balinese|
|Provenience||Java (uncertain) | Bali (uncertain)|
|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.
|Credit Line||Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949|
|Other Number||29-J-78 - Other Number | 49 - Other Number|
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