From: Madura

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 49-31-32A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Madurese
Provenience Madura
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Ivory

Straight blade; pamor wos wutah? with increasingly larger rings surrounding each other; beaded silver mendak cup, wider circumference facing blade rather than hilt, unlike other krises: Madurese ivory hilt, bent over abstracted figure, carved in intricate floral and leaf pattern; images of elephant and winged royal horse on inner curve, as is frequent in Madura (Frey 46, 48 Fig. 10d), pierced on inside curve of pommel.

Length 46 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number 29-J-715 - Other Number

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