University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number:49-31-34A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Madurese
Provenience: Madura (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Ivory
Length: 44 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number:29-J-718 - Other Number

Description

Straight; pamor in large solid splotches; plain blade base; tooled silver mendak cup with protrusions; Madurese ivory hilt, bent over sprout-like figure (Groneman 195 #351), elaborately carved with floral forms, horse and figure on either side, pierced on inside curve of pommel


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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