From: Cikeruh | Java

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Golok
Object Number 42-30-383A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese
Provenience Cikeruh | Java
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Long, straight dagger with concave back, strongly convex edge, narrowest near hilt. Groove on both faces near back, incised scroll decoration on both faces. Inscribed TJIKR to indicate where it was made: Tjikeroeh (Cikeruh), a town in West Java. Straight, polished wooden grip terminating in bird's head.

Length 41 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 421 - Other Number

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