Three Balinese Kris, Six Javanese Kris, A Malaysian Klewang, A Modern Mandau, And Two Modern Kris St
Lot 1
Three Balinese Kris, Six Javanese Kris, A Malaysian Klewang, A Modern Mandau, And Two Modern Kris Stands
Sold for £4,320 (US$ 7,054) inc. premium

Lot Details
Three Balinese Kris, Six Javanese Kris, A Malaysian Klewang, A Modern Mandau, And Two Modern Kris Stands
19th Century And Later
The first with waved pattern-welded blade with short double fuller forming a medial ridge on each side of the forte, and gilt-copper covered hilt formed as a seated figure of Raksha set with imitation cabochon gem-stones, in wooden scabbard faced in ebony and with characteristic ebony sarongan; the second of similar form (hilt with minor damage), in partly figured wooden scabbard with figured sarongan; the third with waved pattern-welded blade chiselled with a dragon on one side at the forte, its tail forming the dada along each side, brass hilt embossed and chased as a seated figure, and gilt mendaq set with imitation cabochon gem-stones, in wood-lined scabbard with gilt-metal pendoq embossed with foliage, and shaped ivory sarongan; the fourth with waved pattern-welded blade, ivory Madura hilt carved as an officer's military helmet and tunic, the former with a plume, the latter with epaulettes and with the crowned arms of the Netherlands on one side, and a crowned monogram within a shield on the other, in lightly figured wooden scabbard with brass pendoq; the fifth with ivory Madura hilt carved with foliage involving a winged horse, in wooden scabbard with characteristic figured sarongan lightly carved with foliage, and silver pendoq embossed and chased with foliage on one side at the top; the sixth, similar, with slender blade (hilt worn), the white-metal pendoq embossed and chased with foliage against a stippled ground along one side; and another three, each with carved wooden planar hilt, in wooden scabbards with brass and white-metal pendoqs, one embossed with foliage along one side; the tenth with slightly curved single-edged blade, white-metal hilt formed as a seated figure grasping his knees and with a tuft of human hair, in brass-bound wooden scabbard with white-metal locket and curved chape each cast with decorative bands, the former with a figure en suite with the hilt on one side; the eleventh with broad double-edged blade pierced with two pairs of scrolls, the hilt and scabbard with painted decoration, bound with cord and with pendants of animal hair, horn and teeth, the former with pommel formed as a bird's beak, the latter with by-knife and carved wooden scabbard en suite; the kris stands painted in polychrome, and formed in the round respectively as a figure of Raksha and a monkey (13)
The first with 43.5 cm. blade
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