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Native NameGolok
Object Number:42-30-381A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Cikeruh
Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 52.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:273 - Other Number

Description

Blade: slightly concave back and convex wedge, back and edge come together in sharp point, both faces bevelled towards edge, deep groove near back; curvilinear decoration carved on both faces, initials TJIKR to indicate provenance Tjikeroeh/Cikeruh on one face near grip, part of back engraved; very light wood hilt carved in shape of stylized bird head (van Zonneveld 48-9 #115 & 116)


Bibliography:

[Book] Van Zonneveld, Albert G. 2001. Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 48-9 (Nos. 115 & 116)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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