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LOT 0478

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USD ($) 910 - 1,170

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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, with later carved ivory pistol-grip handle with curved hulu pommel and reserved leaf and rosette patterns; in a 19th century wooden sheath in a brass sleeve with earlier wooden wrangka with signature and owner's name(?) 'Dialong Tiba'. 571 grams, 48cm (19"). Fine condition.

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