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LOT 0481

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Indonesian Kris Dagger

17th-19th century AD

A kris ritual dagger comprising a slender iron pamor blade, possibly of 17th century date, carved wooden pistol-grip handle with curved hulu pommel with reserved rosette and leaf patterns, copper-alloy scabbard with repoussé rosette pattern, in a 19th century wooden sheath in a brass sleeve with earlier wooden wrangka. 320 grams, 45cm (17 3/4"). Fine condition.

Property of a private New York collection, ex Hermann Historica.
See Gardner, G. B., Keris and Other Malay Weapons, Reprint Edition, 2010.