From: Bali (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 49-31-40A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Balinese
Provenience Bali (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Wavy blade (11 curves), dark, with sparse watery patterning (pamor). Gilded filigree ring (mendak) with beading; broad gilded repousse cup (selut). Dark brown wood hilt carved in form of figure, possibly a raksasa (demon), covered with intricate vegetal motifs, seated on base with triangular (tumpal) motifs. Style typical of north coast of Java and Madura.

Length 55 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number 29-J-68 - Other Number | 49-31-44 - Other Number

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