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Sheath

Object Number:A1398B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Length: 42.5 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Thomas J. Collins, 1914

Description

Wood sheath with kidney shaped top (wrangka). Body of sheath (gandar) has a brass covering (pendok), which is decorated on one side with embossed formalized vegetal designs. Small chip out of curved edge of longer side, near top.

Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books - Leiden and KITLV Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10, Inv. 1772-791bView Objects related to this Type Citation
[Article] Fontaine, Patrice. 2005. Le Kriss: elements d'analyse stylistique.. pg. pp. 117-147 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 6 B ( f)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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