From: Java (uncertain) | Madura (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

View All (10) Object Images

Object Number 42-30-460B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese (uncertain)
Provenience Java (uncertain) | Madura (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Metal | Turtle Shell

Sheath in two pieces, which have come apart. Top (wrangka) is kidney shaped, of light colored wood with beautiful, distinct, flame-shaped grain (kaju pelet) on both sides, The body (gandar) is covered by a metal sheath (pendok) with an open slot on one side, through which is visible a strip of darkly mottled tortoise shell.

Length 46.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 119 - Collector Number

Report problems and issues to