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Kris, Scabbard, D25.1444

Physical Description

Very fine, thin, six-waved watered blade. Notched gandja, studded brass mendaq; silver band, plain at base of carved wooden hilt in form of the raksah, or demon, a grotesque human figure with tusks and long hair down his back. Plain scabbard light brown grained wooden sarongan, galar dark stained one side, hole 2/3 down, light other side with Chinese letters.

Provenance

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 525 x 155 x 32mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Kris): 460 x 75 x 32mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 450 x 155 x 22mm

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