A Javanese Kris
Lot 14
A Javanese Kris
Sold for £175 (US$ 292) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Javanese Kris
19th Century
With tapering double-edged pattern-welded blade with characteristic gandja, gilt mendaq embossed and chased with stylised foliage, and wooden grip of Madara form carved and pierced with foliate designs, in original wooden scabbard with characteristic sarongan (minor chips), and white-metal pendoq embossed and chased with foliage along one side
31.5 cm. blade


  • Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 292, pp. 269 and 286, fig. 64
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