© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1417
AN INDONESIAN KRIS, 19TH-20TH CENTURY
Metals, wood, gold, inlays
Indonesia, 19th-20th century

An attractive and well-crafted, wavy, pamor blade representing a snake in movement. The blade shows eleven luk and has a fine texture following the wavy contours, the ganja with gold applications shows a lion-like creature on one side and the characteristic thorn-like end on the other. The wooden handle is elaborately carved and shows wavy and geometric patterns. The selut is gold with polychrome glass stone inlays. The warangka is quite elegant with its upwardly curved end and shows two naga with long, scaly bodies which are skillfully carved. The sheath is smooth on one side and shows elaborate carvings within a long reserve on the other.

Dimensions: LENGTH BLADE 34 CM, TOTAL LENGTH 51 CM
Condition: Very good condition with minor chips to the wood
Provenance: Dutch private collection

Nachverkauf:  sold/verkauft

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