From: Malay Peninsula (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 49-31-54A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Malay Peninsula (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Long straight blade with small, intricate watery markings (pamor). Silver ring or cup with incised band of vaguely flowery motif. Polished dark brown hilt in form of seated figure with long curly hair, right hand on chest, left hand on knee. Head thrust forward. with prominent pointed nose. Style of carving typical of Western Java. Ancestor figure?

Length 44.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number CG911101-8297 - Found in Collection Number

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