art-of-swords: Kris Dagger Dated: 20th century…

art-of-swords:

Kris Dagger

  • Dated: 20th century
  • Culture: Javanese
  • Measurements: overall length 47.5 cm

The dagger has an almost straight, double-edged blade with a curved tip, the first part being finely pierced, gold-plated and engraved with the effigy of a elephant, a dragon and deity. The ivory grip is chiselled with floral motifs and a fine gilt-silver mendak enriched with carved stones. The wrangka and gandar are made of wood.

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