University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number:42-30-369A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sulawesi (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 45 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:63 - Other Number

Description

Straight blade; pamor-like horizontal scales; blade base: elephant trunk shape with gold inlay, base inlaid with deep vine and leaf design on three sides (Groneman 104); large plain brass Sulawesi cup with small curvy line motif (Frey Plate 10b); Sulawesi polished wood hulu hilt, long flat-billed bird/animal head (Frey Plate 12b) with carving on outer curve


Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books - Leiden and KITLV Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 104View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 10bView Objects related to this Type Citation

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