From: Java (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 48-2-39B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese
Provenience Java (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Metal

Kidney-shaped top (wrangka) of light colored wood with darker mottling. One side about 2/3 covered by an oval brass (?) plate, centered above the body of the sheath, with a large face in high relief. Face identified by Groneman as "Bonaspati, [a] terrifying god of the forest."

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

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