|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949|
|Other Number:||29-M-728 - Other Number|
Slightly wavy blade with 3 curves. Black, with gold damascene scales along median line to represent naga [snake] body. At base of blade a gold damascened naga king head with crown, set with two colorless and two dark red stones. Gold damascened vine and leaf design on guard (Groneman 5 #1789), with dentiform frets along long end; mendak cup with balls and two bands of prongs. Madurese style ivory hilt (Groneman 194); finely carved in floral and leaf forms, wings each side, radiating sun with face in center of inner curve.
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