From: Bali (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 49-23-1A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Balinese
Provenience Bali (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood | Coral | Ruby

Wavy blade (11 curves). Strong watery patterning (pamor) of ovals repeated over length of blade. Small ring (mendak) between blade and hilt inlaid with coral and rubies. Light brown wood hilt with some dark veins (kaju pelet), faceted and carved with deep interlocking diamonds: a style typical of Bali.

Length 54.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of John Bontya, 1949

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