From: Bali (Indonesia)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 49-31-43A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Balinese
Provenience Bali (Indonesia)
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Straight blade, dark, with irregular watery markings (pamor). "Blood channels." Cup (selut) with dentiform and beaded rings, surmounted by broad band of repousse (?) floral designs. Hilt polished red-brown wood, carved as seated demon (raksasa) with long hair, arms crossed over chest, and protruding abdomen with swastica-like incised design. Possibly North coast of Java (Pasisir Jawa) or Madura (hilt style).

Length 53.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number 29-J-71 - Other Number

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