University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:P4673B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese (uncertain)
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 46 cm
Width: 20 cm

Description

Ship shaped top (wrangka) of brown wood with mottled and striated grain, of one piece with body of sheath (gandar), which has a brass covering (pendok) slotted to show wood beneath. Pendok decorated with engraved leaf-pattern border across top and along edges of slot. Arabic (?) lettering across top, unslotted side.


Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books - Leiden and KITLV Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 23-4View Objects related to this Type Citation

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