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Object Number:48-2-39B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Length: 44 cm
Width: 16 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:L-2-362B - Old Loan Number

Description

Light brown intermediate/crescent-shaped (?) wood wrangka, ovular brass repousse with Bonaspati head in relief, as from Bali (Frey 42, 43e) or East Java (Groneman 36) covering front of wrangka; wood gandar with brass repousse pendok, designs on one side, as from Sulawesi? (Frey Plate 2) or Java (Groneman 10, 12)

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 42; 43e; Plate 2View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books - Leiden and KITLV Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 10, 12, 36View Objects related to this Type Citation

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